Should Students Take Part in Politics
Many students are found indulging in politics these days. Some are even members of diff political parties. For these reasons, participation in politics by students is a much-discussed topic these days. There are diff views on whether students should take part in politics or not.
Some plead in favor of the idea while others reject it outright. Politics, as treated here, means active participation in political movements. Politics is to be differentiated from the regular subject of studies e.g political sc.
In the case of India, students started participating in politics in the early stages of the freedom movement, after the formation of the Indian National Congress. The elderly people being busy with their bread-earning activities, political leaders started enlisting the support of the student community. Being young and energetic, students were used by political parties to back them and support their cause. Students joined the political parties to back them in large nos.
Students’ participation has certain disadvantages mainly it is an immense loss to students because of waste of their valuable time several students through participation in politics start indiscipline in colleges. This leads to groups among students which is harmful to the interest of students itself. Many students for these activities are rusticated from educational inserts. This politics mainly starts from the diff student unions at the college/ university levels.
Now politicians are giving focus to university election to show their power. But some advantages also there. First of all, a student who starts actively participating in politics generally develops fine qualities of public speaking. Many impressive leaders were known to have become good speakers in their college days Again in a democratic country it’s extremely useful if students know about day-to-day politics. This gives them fine training in the early stages.