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Issue No.: 574 | April 2015
 

Ugly Truths about Young India

Dilip Thakore
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A nationwide study commissioned by the Bangalore-based Children’s Movement for Civic awareness highlights that high school and college students are shockingly casual about democracy and entertain regressive beliefs and antisocial attitudes.

Dilip Thakore, Editor, Education World, March 2015.
(The full article a must read for every educationist – Ed.)

A Social Obligation by India’s Youth It’s all very well – and fashionable –to celebrate the nation’s youth. But if they fool around for years in a highly subsidised education system without making any effort to learn, and graduate as ignorant and callous duds with an exaggerated sense of entitlement, one shouldn’t shy away from blowing the whistle on them. Formal school and collegiate education aside, the country’s youth have a social obligation to undertake self-study and learning initiatives to mature into socially aware and contributing citizens, rather than mere party animals. 

Dilip Thakore, Editor,
Education World, March 2015
 
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