Power of Youth
MARTIN ANTONY PYNADATH TIRUPUR
“Youth is the joy, the little bird that has broken out off the egg sand is eagerly waiting to spread out its wings in the open sky of freedom and hope” James
Youth is the spring time of life and it is the age of discovery and dreams. “Youth is like a fire, crept forward; A spark at first, growing into flame; the brightening into blaze”. It is like dynamite. Dynamite can do great good when used in the right way. When Abdul Kalam, former President of India stated that India will be a super power in the future (India 2020), he was very calculative about the mighty ‘youth force’ of India. Everyone agrees that Youth Power is a great source of energy and the real value of this power cannot be evaluated at all. Barrack Obama realized this potential of young people and harnessed them into his campaign and thus made the history to become the first black president of America. According to him, “Young people everywhere are in the process of imagining something different than what has come before us. Where there is a war, they imagine peace; where there is hunger they imagine people being able to feed themselves. Where there is bigotry they imagine togetherness”. He proclaimed that the youth are the agents and catalyst of social change. If we want to ensure a bright future for our country, we first need to strengthen and empower our youth. They are the powerhouse and storehouse of infinite energy. Youth make up about 34% of the total population of India. This 34% constitutes for the country's future. All we need is to direct the energy of our youth in constructive channels that lead to development and progress. The creative potential of the younger generation coupled with their zeal, enthusiasm, energy and versatility can work wonders for the country. We need to empower our youth so that they can make a better...
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