Passionate discussions on important issues and deliberations were a feature of the Meghalaya State Youth Parliament, which was held via video conferencing today.
The Meghalaya unit of the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) organised the event.
Inaugurating the event, NYKS Meghalaya Director Inkhuanguang urged the youth to utilise such opportunities to help them grow into better citizens.
John Kennedy Diengdoh from East Khasi Hills was declared the winner of the youth parliament’s contest, while Brithuel G Sangma from South Garo Hills and Meshanki Sutong from East Jaintia Hills were adjudged second and third, respectively.
Seventeen youth from the 11 districts of the state took part in total.
The results were declared as per the judgment by a five-member jury that included associate professor and ex-MLA Jemino Mawthoh.
The winner of the state-level parliament will be given the chance to speak at the central hall of Parliament in New Delhi on January 13.