Tag: Nation Building in the Constitutional Way

Felix Bhuyan and Rebecca Surin of Don Boco College Participate in the “Nation Building in the Constitution Way” workshop at Shillong

6 June 2019:  A two day Leader and Animator Formation Program for the youth Leaders of North East Region was held at Salesian Provincial House, Mathias Institute Shillong from 3-4th August 2019.

80 delegates from the 3 provinces participated in the program. The motto of the Program was “Nation Building in the Constitution Way”.

On 3rd August the program started with ice-breaking and inaugural session at St. Anthony’s Higher Secondary School, followed by Session on Knowing more of Don Bosco by Fr. L B Anthony, Rector of St. Anthony’s. This was followed by a session on Preventive System in the life of the young by Fr. Cletus. Fr. Robert Simon took a session on Youth Expo 2020 and MR. Stephen focused on Leadership – a Daily Task.

On 4th August, two sessions were held on Constitution of India. Shri R. Wahlang MCS, Executive Maginstrate and BDO, East Khasi hills District took a session on Fundamental Rights.  Fr. Robert Simon took a session on Indian Penal Code.

Fr. Dr. Policarp Xalxo addresses the SPCSA General Assembly at DBIDL, Dimapur

27 Feb 19: Fr. Dr. Policarp Xalxo was invited to present a paper on “Nation building in the Constitutional way. What type of Salesians do we need today?” to the general assembly of “The Salesian Provincial Council of South Asia” (SPCSA) at 11.15 am. He gave a 45 minutes presentation which was followed by 15 minutes of interaction. He spoke about how to build up the young people through the constitutional values of democracy, secularism, tolerance, cultural pluralism and care for the poor section of Society.

The Salesian Provincial Council of South Asia (SPCSA) is a body, led by Father Maria Arokiam Kanaga, Regional Councillor, which brings together 11 Provinces as one body for common orientations and initiatives.

The students of Don Bosco Hr. Sec School, Dimapur welcomed the dignitaries. It also marked the inauguration of a three year centenary celebration of the arrival of the Salesians to the North East. Rev Fr. Basanes Guillermo, General Councilor for the Missions, Rome and Rev Fr. Maria Arokiam Kanaga, Regional Superior, South Asia along with the 11 provincials and delegates were present for the meeting.