India is a known among the top most democratic countries and the most important factor is that India is a country of youths. Half of the total population in the country is of youths but it is a matter is serious concern that there is job guarantee to youths to earn for their livelihood with the result crores of youths are unemployed.
These views were expressed by Paramjit Singh Dhaban,
former National President, All India Students Federation and leader
of the employment opportunities campaign. He was speaking to the
students and youths at Freedom Bhawan at a programme organized by the
He said, in the recent released statistics, as
compared to other countries in the world, India has the maximum
population of youths.
Dhaban said, out of the total cast of 81 crore votes
during the Lok Sabha elections, fifty per cent voting was by the
youths of the country including 10 crore newly enrolled voters.
Stressing on the employment issue, Dhaban said, in
view of the present state of affairs in the country, there is a need
for enactment of Employment Guarantee Law. He also said that this law
should in the name of Bhagat Singh Employment Law like that of
Mahatam Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).