English_Master February 25, 2016 No Comments
STUDENTS AND DEMOCRACY Students form a considerable part of the population of the country. Naturally they have and should have a say in the governance of the country, Students symbolize the youth of the nation. If the young students do not share their responsibility it will fall on the decaying shoulders of the older generation. The older generation has its limitations. It succumbs to pressures and does not want any change. It may remain under the sway of undesirable elements within the nation or yield to the wishes of the progressive nations. Democracy is not a stale affair like monarchy, nor is it a reign of terror like a dictatorship. It is poles apart from extreme Socialism that reduces man to insignificance before the authority of the State. Democracy stands for permanent everlasting ripples in the body politic of the nation. It requires active vigilance. A little of slumber may reduce it to a play thing of a dictator. Selfish over enthusiasm may breed indiscipline reducing Democracy to anarchy. It may result in disintegration of the nation. It fall prey to the ambitions of a foreign power. It is only the youth, the young students who can provide the unselfish vigilance. It is only they who keep the nation...
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