Politics is perhaps the most commonly used word in every sphere of life these days now when independent india has reached the age of 60, why not have a look at the youth and their perception of politics independent india has completed a journey of 60 successful years during this period we have. India is the largest democracy in the world as per the 2011 census, 121 bn people call this country, their home more than 50pct of the population is below 25, while more than 65% of the population is below 35 india is indeed a young country one of the principles of democracy is, government of the people, for the people. The bjp is right—politicians in their forties cannot be considered 'young' if a party wants to attract the young and reflect their aspirations it must have a young lot of leaders in its youth wing politics must reflect the social milieu — but, regrettably, that's not the case now in india how can a young and vibrant. India, the largest democracy in the world, possesses a large youth population who are voters in this context, there is some excitement around youth participation in elections mainstream political parties have tried hard to capture the youth imagination over the past decade or so social and print media have. We have adult suffrage, so youth have larger say in politics and they can show it by voting but i want to direct your attention to another less discussed role of indian youth (and maybe negative ones) they play a big role in manufacturing the mindset of people with help of following tools spreading rumors: yeah, they are. Taking cues from young leaders like rahul gandhi, omar abdullah, sachin pilot, jyotiraditya scindia etc it would appear quite impressive for an indian youth to find highly qualified young fellows being active in politics but, what about a common youth who does not has a godfather in indian politics. Politics may be considered a dirty word for a majority of us while democracy is the so-called buzz-word for india's political system, the 'scam after scam' phenomenon has become an integral part of almost every political party, institution or event corruption is commonplace in government offices and.
This report attempts to understand how the youth in the northeastern region of india look at the electoral and political processes the region, comprising eight states, has had a turbulent political history and has since been a sensitive area for policymakers in the country there were, since india's independence, several. Especially the 120 million young first voters could have extraordinary impact on the outcome of the elections it is no surprise then that some political parties started chalking out strategies to attract the young voters of india, by putting forward young candidates and reaching out to the youth in colleges and. India's youth is angry with the country's political class the anna hazare movement gave a glimpse of that anger now, india today's exclusive opinion poll of 2,500 indians between the ages of 18 and 25, conducted by global market research agency synovate, confirms an anti-politician mood among the.
Join swaraj india here: • facebook - swarajindiaofficial • twitter - • instagram - https:// wwwinst. Since the politicians would do nothing to inform the youth about the socio- economic problems facing the nation today and only exploit them, it is the responsibility of civil society organisations and the media to educate young people. It makes us ponder over the role of youth in indian politics there have been certain qualities constantly attributed to youth such as passion, aggression, and impetuousness, which have been viewed in both negative and positive lights many argue that “youth” is an inexperienced and immature stage of life.
As india goes through its crucial general elections 2014, quite a few unique developments are very evident this year 150 million new voters have been added to the electoral list, and most of them are first time voters from the “youth circle” who are willing to act for change for the first time in india's political. Sounding out indian youth leaders indian students have never shied away from protesting and play an active part in indian politics [sonu mehta/hindustan times via getty images] as the developed world struggles with problems associated with ageing societies, developing countries are confronted with. Democracy is the buzz word for our political system but is it really so is it democracy that a nation where a majority of population is below 40 elects a majority of people above 60 to power are we really satisfied with the way our country is being governed should it not bother us that at the age people. Chapter -2 – nature of youth politics in india age has always used as a marker for many policy decisions concerning youth permission for voting, driving, liquor/ cigarettes, adult movies, and marriage are all legislated by age the age definition is widely debated though the united nations and most of the “north” countries.
Why does india lack dynamic and efficient young politicians why is it lacking youth representation when globally most of leaders are young in their forties.
In comparison, in india, political parties seem frozen, preferring to continue with their allegiance to seniority and hierarchy in 2014, the current parliament had just 12 mps under 30, with only 53% of its members under 55 while the average age of an mp was typically above 50 (54 for the bjp, 57 for the. India has a fifth of the world's young people it is safe to assume that they are as obsessed with smartphones, sex and their job prospects as their peers everywhere else but for a young country india's politics are depressingly feudal with hereditary dynasties, geriatric king-makers, religion and caste all. India's general election this spring may become a referendum on all established politicians, writes the bbc's andrew north, in delhi.