The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab under the aegis of Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Government of India, organized the 14th National Youth Parliament (2017-2018) at its campus.
Sh. Vijay Inder Singla, Cabinet Minister, Punjab was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Mr. Rajan Attri, Under Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Government of India; Professor (Dr.) Veer Singh, former Director, Chandigarh Judicial Academy, Chandigarh and former Vice-Chancellor, NALSAR, Hyderabad; Mr. Varinderjit Singh Dhindsa, Chief Engineer (PWD, Punjab); Professor (Dr.) Paramjit S. Jaswal, Vice-Chancellor, RGNUL and Prof. (Dr.) G.I.S. Sandhu, Registrar, RGNUL were also present during the National Youth Parliament.
Mr. Vijay Inder Singla observed: “It is essential for the youth of India to know about the Parliamentary Procedure.” Mr. Singla remarked that the competition provided the young minds an appropriate platform to acquire knowledge about the proper functioning of the Parliament.
Mr. Rajan Attri spoke about the origin and objective of the National Youth Parliament. “It was started in 1997 to create awareness about the functioning of Parliament in the students,” he said.
Professor (Dr.) Veer Singh emphasized on the importance discipline and dignified conduct in the Parliament. He also raised concern over improving the level of debate and dialogue in the Parliament.
Sh. Vijay Inder Singla, Mr. Rajan Attri, Professor (Dr.) Veer Singh, Professor (Dr.) Paramjit S. Jaswal and Prof. (Dr.) G.I.S. Sandhu awarded certificates to the participants. The gathering also took “Swachh Bharat” pledge on the occasion.
The event concluded with Professor (Dr.) G.I.S. Sandhu, Registrar, RGNUL, extending a vote of thanks.