It is often said that widespread apathy exists among the young generation towards political participation and parliamentary democracy. Whether this fear is exaggerated or not, without doubt youngsters need to understand the principles which underpin democracy and civil society, develop the skills to use that knowledge effectively and be able to participate in the appropriate fora.
It is with this vision that Youth Parliament was conceptualized as a platform where leaders & decision makers of tomorrow could raise their voice, ideas and opinion on various critical topics. The stage of Youth Parliament brimmed with opportunities galore for youth to get a firsthand view of Indian Politics & Parliament, through the prolific voices of the country’s most renowned leaders. It also simultaneously introduced them to benefits of operating in a democratic framework while introducing the youth to their social responsibilities.