Student Should Not Take Part in Politics

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Should students take part in politics? This is a very crucial question that stands posed before the student community of our country the very word ‘students gapes the scope of their activities. A student is one which studies and study he should all and everything. He should keep himself abreast of all knowledge, of all aspects of national and international problems. He should know what is happening where and why. Be the American scene, or the Russian action, or the Pakistan Coup or the World Trade Fair or the Olympics to be held in Sydney or for that matter anything that happens within the country or without, must interest young student. He would be really justifying his time and energy in gaining more and more knowledge from more and more sources. He should know all about politics too, what politics is, what the political parties within the country are planning and doing. They have every right to form their own opinion and their impressions, even to discuss or debate on them in their seminars, symposia or mock-parliaments. But the moment they think of entering active politics they lose the aim and purpose of their career and suffer a diversion and a distraction which can mar their objectives. The aim of education is to give a student adequate knowledge and to equip him intellectually and morally of face the challenges of life. The game of politics, as in our country or for that matter in any country has its own rough and tumble. Ethical and moral considerations take a backseat in this game and the personality of a man at all moments remains charged with manipulative motives and dubious designs. There is a constant craze for grabbing power by whatever means possible — foul or fair. Students have not entered the portals of a University or a College to play such a game. This is the time for them to learn as much as they can and raise their intellectual level. Political activity would blunt this desire of theirs and would snatch away from them that precious...
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