Pillai inducted as patron of Mizoram Bharat Scouts & Guides Association
Newmai News Network
AIZAWL, Feb 12: Mizoram Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai has been inducted as patron of Mizoram Bharat Scouts and Guides on Wednesday, official sources said. The swearing in ceremony was held at Raj Bhavan here.
Speaking on the occasion, Pillai said he was no new to Scouts and Guides movement as he was a member and had attended camps during his school days.
He then said that Scout and Guides movement is a non political and education movement for youth the follows the spirit of the basic principle of the constitution that there should be no discrimination on the basis of race, caste and religion or language.
The Governor mentioned that the Scout and Guides association in Mizoram has played an important role and positively contributed to the society in various ways.
While expressing concern about the growing menace of substance abuse in the state, he urged the association to continue with its effort to save the youths from the menace. He also urged the leaders to continue with imparting moral and ethical values to the youth for their all-round development.