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Dy CM Manish Sisodia addresses the Delhi Youth Parliament today

  • “Hope to see the youth participants evolve as responsible leaders of Delhi one day”- Dy CM Manish Sisodia*
  • “Our country is in need of fresh ideas and out-of-the-box thinkers” – Dy CM Manish Sisodia*

New Delhi– Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Shri Manish Sisodia addressed the youth participants at the Concluding Programme of the Delhi Youth Parliament here on Friday.

The Delhi Youth Parliament was organised in the Delhi Assembly from 6th to 8th November 2019 to commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Students from various colleges participated in the programme which was a ‘mock-assembly session’ to gain a deeper insight into the democratic form of governance and learn about various legislative procedures.

Hon’ble Speaker Shri Ram Niwas Goel was also present at the occasion.

Celebrating the success of the Delhi Youth Parliament, the Deputy Chief Minister praised the dedicated efforts of the team at Delhi Assembly in initiating a first-of-its kind programme. Addressing the participants, Shri Manish Sisodia said, “ I am sure all of you have learnt a lot from the Delhi Youth Parliament. This must have been a first-hand experience for you to learn about how the Parliament works. I hope to see the Delhi Youth Parliament getting conducted every year. And I am looking forward to seeing you evolve as our future leaders one day.”

The country is in need of fresh ideas, and out-of-the box thinkers.- Dy CM Manish Sisodia

“I have seen politics from both sides of the spectrum, as a journalist and as a politician. Today, our country is in need of better lawmakers who think out-of-the-box. We need leaders, bureaucrats and politicians who strive to provide quick resolutions to glaring problems. When it comes to ensuring proper healthcare facilities, tackling issues related to pollution, providing quality education in schools, we need people who would not hesitate to take on an out-of-the-box approach and come up with ideas to solve these issues,” he said.

Hope to see the youth participants evolve as responsible leaders of Delhi one day– Dy CM Manish Sisodia*

“I have lots of hopes from the Delhi Youth Parliament. I am looking forward to seeing our youth participants actually representing the state at Delhi Assembly in years to come. When we talk about Democracy, we should understand that it is a way of living. We should ask ourselves first if we our democratic in our thoughts? To understand our country, we should first understand what a democracy entails.,” added Shri Manish Sisodia

Shri C Velmurugan, Secretary, Delhi Assembly gave a vote of thanks at the concluding session of the Delhi Youth Parliament. He said , “Our youth participants are lucky to hear the views of CM Shri Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Shri Manish Sisodia on democracy. I also applaud the team of Fellows from Delhi Assembly Research Centre who organised this programme and played a very important role in making it a huge success. A feedback form has been circulated amongst the participants to share their views about the programme.”

The 3-day Delhi Youth Parliament ended today with a host of cultural programmes showcased at the event.

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