is the ‘largest democracy’ in the world. After our independence
‘Parliamentary democracy had been
established in our country on 26th January, 1950 in accordance with
the terms of Indian constitution. Since then India has emerged as a
socialist, secular republic of people and sovereign state recognised
across the globe. Democracy is firmly rooted in India. India is the
melting pot of a multitude of dialects, religious and castes. Despite
many kinds of obstacles India has been successful to safeguard the
sanctity of its constitution and maintain its high standard of
Parliamentary democracy. The democratic system of governance is the
only source of hope and assurance for the common masses of India.
We have a prolonged a history of democracy in our country. Since very
ancient Vedic times a multitude of different opinions and ideologies,
respect for others beliefs and religious, tolerance towards other
people’s views, deference to majority opinion and such other values
which notably constitute the fundamental components of the concept of
modern democracy, have been cultivated by various transformation
cutting across all ages and have become an essential part of the way
of living and the system of governance of India.
There are specific parliamentary rules and regulations to be followed.
It is indeed our duty to undertake necessary endeavours for evolving
the right concept regarding Parliamentary system of government among
our students and to provide preliminary training to the future leaders
of our country. Student life is the best time to build up one’s
character, and to develop the right kind of ideology. The youth of
today will lead the country tomorrow in various significant fields on
nation-building and state administration.
It is, therefore, very essential to develop a complete concept
regarding parliamentary system of governance among the students from
very young age. Moreover, Youth Parliament Competition has been
planned with the aim and objective to make the students informed and
aware of the national and international happenings, to develop a
keenness in their analytical skill, to train them on how to construct
their opinions in terms of sound logic and factual
evidence, to teach them the value of discipline and tolerance and to
inspire them in a constant effort and struggle to achieve the liberal
and altruistic ideal of secularism.
The Scheme is now
having the following components:
1. Youth Parliament Competition Programme
2. Youth Parliament Quiz contest Programme
3. Youth Parliament Quiz contest Programme on Character Building of
4. Youth Parliament Extempore Speech Competition Programme
5. State Level Essay Competition Programme
Objectives of the Youth Parliament:
familiarize the students with the Parliamentary procedures and system.
2. To develop
an insight regarding the activities of the parliament among the
3. To assist
the students in their perception of matters of public interest and
form their opinions on those issues.
4. To train
them in the technique of group behaviour and group discussion.
5. To train
them on how to arrive at a proper decision after taking part in a
6. To train the
students to be patiently attentive to others views and to be
respectful towards them as well as to develop the skill to contradict
them logically if and when necessary.
7. To make them
realize the fact that is necessary to obey the rules to make any
8. To make the
students informed and aware of the various social and national
9. To develop the
quality of leadership in the students.
10. To make the
students perceive the common man’s views and to develop a proper
opinion on the issue as well as a power of articulate expression.