Guwahati, July 23, 2021: Young Indians Guwahati Chapter, the youth arm of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) today virtually launched a short video to congratulate and cheer the Indian contingent and Assam’s Lovlina Borgohain at the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Speaking about the initiative, Mr. Amrit Deorah, Co-chair, Yi Guwahati Chapter said, “We have the largest Indian contingent of athletes competing this year at the Olympics and we are proud that Assam too will be representing the country. This short video by Yi is to give a boost to our team and to support their journey throughout the Olympics.” “The one minute and seven seconds video features young state and national level boxers from the region celebrating the participation of Indian athletes at the Olympics. The video has been conceptualised, shot and directed in Guwahati to inspire the children and youth to be passionate about Olympics,” stated Hamad M.A.R. Berlashker, Past Chair, Yi Guwahati Chapter.
Mehtaj Zaman Ahmed, Co-Chair, Branding, Young Indians said, “It feels great to support Lovlina, the first woman from Assam to represent India at the Olympics. All our athletes have trained hard to deserve a place at the Olympics and they will fight it out with grit and determination to earn medals for the 1.3 billion citizens of India.”
Mr. Abhijit Barooah, Chairman, North-Eastern region, CII participated in the program and applauded the effort of the team. Mr. Debajit Chaliha, Past Chair, Yi Guwahati Chapter and MD, Korangani Tea also participated in the virtual launch. Young Indians Guwahati Chapter which comprises of young entrepreneurs of the city have always been at the forefront to encourage the youth and to help other potential entrepreneurs. They also conduct several activities, workshops, seminars, social campaigns etc., from time to time as part of extending service to the society at large.
About Young Indians:Young Indians is an integral part of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), formed in 2002 as a PAN India platform for young Indians to realize the dream of a developed nation. Through its programs and initiatives, it reaches out to millions of youth across the country through a network of 43 Chapters with the clarion call to action of ‘We Can, We Will’. Yi holds more than 2500 activities each year under the pillars of Youth Leadership, Nation Building and Thought Leadership, and connects with 18000+ students through its institutional network, ‘Yuva’. Yi is one of the founders of the G20 Young Entrepreneur’s Alliance & Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs (CAYE – A).