Politics is perhaps the backbone of this country, however with mention of the word Politics, certainly most of the civilized citizens turn their faces around, drawing comparison to a garbage bin, which is always stinking. 'I hate politics,' 'Politics is not my cup of tea,' 'Not interested', etc. are common phrases used by youngsters, specially who are engrossed in the social media. Everyone is complaining, but no one is ready to clean this filthy place.
The preamble starts with 'we the people', and the country forms with the same, so the change should also start with us, i.e. the people itself. We often come across a bunch of people making demoralizing comments like, 'Nothing can happen to this country and this country will never change,' however the truth is that such people are one of the reasons why nothing good has happened to this country. Changes happen, when we want them to happen, so changes will happen when rather than simply complaining and longing for change, we will make the change and be a part of the change.
We often come across the utterance that youngsters are the future of this country and thus, the future of India
lies in the hands of younger generation. India comprises of a number of politicians, who belong to the category of senior citizens primarily. Therefore, the young guns need to shoulder the responsibility towards India’s healthy future. This does not necessarily mean that young people should avocate studies or education and become entrants of politics, but one can always work towards upliftment of country’s political stature in a non-political manner. In the present era a stereotyped, mindset has developed that; whoever steps in the political arena, is someone in hunger for power and wealth.
Many consider politics to be for the filthy people, so the good ones should stay away from it. But, we have forgotten that Lal Bahadur Shastri
, B.R. Ambedkar, Sardar Patel and few others were politicians as well and fought elections, but the only difference is, during the time, entering politics was termed as patriotism, but today joining politics is longing to gain might. Certainly, time has arrived to change this thought. The young blood can always use their education for a purpose. Political reformation through proper education without being into active politics is of utmost importance and the educated youth perhaps can serve this purpose.
There are three types of people in this world: those who make things happen, those who watch things happen and those who wonder what happened. The time has come for change. Things need to be changed and if not 'we,' than who? India's political scenario and the nation will only change when the people of the nation will move to the first category and become a change maker, rather than change seeker.
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