Congress M.P Mr. Deepender Singh Hooda today said that the students should join politics to play important role in nation building and to bring the constructive change in the politics. He announced that National Students Union of India (NSUI) has decided to set up separate cells/wings for Haryana and Himachal Pradesh students in Chandigarh so that those could provide better coordination for the students hailing from the two States.
He was talking to media persons after inaugurating NSUI help desk at Panjab University, Chandigarh on Monday. NSUI National President Mr. Rohit Chaudhary, Delhi University Student’s Union President Mr. Ajay Chikkara and Punjab MLA and former Panjab University Student Council President Mr. Kuljit Nagra accompanied Mr. Hooda to the university, where they were given rousing reception. Large number of students raised pro NSUI slogans.
Mr. Hooda said that student politics was a medium to lead the nation towards the direction, where one want it to go. He said that NSUI was an apt platform for the students, where they could contribute and shape the future of the nation. He said that Congress General Secretary Mr Rahul Gandhi has given the mandate to provide a platform to the students, who want to bring constructive and positive change.
While replying to a query, Mr Hooda said that Congress is strong in all the adjoining states of Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh and large number of students believe in the policies of the Congress party and NSUI. A new era would be started and NSUI would serve the students in a united manner.
Mr Hooda said that Chandigarh and Punjab University were important for the NSUI and that was the reason that Mr Chaudhary, Mr Nagra, Mr Chhikara were there. In reply to another query, Mr Hooda said that Congress party is not a party of any family and ideological differences were possible, all NSUI activists would work together to strengthen the organisation in the Punjab University.
NSUI National President Mr. Rohit Chaudhary said that the NSUI would contest the Punjab University Student Council elections on its own strength and today was the beginning.
Punjab MLA and former Panjab University Student Council President Mr. Kuljit Nagra recalled that he had started the helpdesk in 1987 as the distant students face problems in filling up the forms and applications. He said that the student's politics needed change in its direction and mode.
NSUI National Secretary Mr Jaswinder Singh, national delegate Mr Sandeep Boora, NSUI leaders Mr Mandeep Singh, Mr Rahul, Mr Barinder Thakur, Mr Manjinder Bhullar, Mr Vikas Shonak, Mr Ravi Khanna, Mr Sunny Mehta, Mr Rakesh Kadyan, Mr Sunil, Ms Simran Kaur, Ms Payal and number of other senior NSUI functionaries were also present on the occasion