Meghalaya Bharat Scouts and Guides (MBSG) today celebrated Founder’s Day and World Thinking Day at its State Headquarters, Shillong, to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of the founder of the Movement, Lord Baden Powell and Lady Baden Powell.
Former Chief Secretary, PJ Bazeley attended the celebration themed, ‘Stand Together for Peace’.
During his speech, Bazeley said that the vision of the founder of Scouts and Guides was inspiring and praise-worthy because the movement prepares young boys and girls to take on the responsibility to serve the society in a selfless manner. He said the movement is built on the foundation of trust, respect and tolerance and these principles can usher in peace to the world.
He expressed hoped that the principles laid down by its founder is inculcated in daily life so that we can be role models. Bazeley motivated the young boys and girls to consider their own strength and capabilities and commit themselves to overcome obstacles in life. “Use strength to overcome weakness, opportunities to overcome threats and by doing so you can move to greater heights and be a source of inspiration to others”, he said.
A three day workshop on Free Being Me – Action on Body Confidence Workshop for Scouts, Guides, Rovers and Rangers was also held on the occasion.