National Youth Parliament ‘Rashtra Niti 2017’ (31 Mar,2017)

School of Law, IMS Unison University’s 3rd Edition of National Youth Parliament ‘Rashtra Niti  2017’ was inaugurated today by Justice M. M. Gildhiyal, Former Judge of the High Court of Uttarakhand, Former Chairman of Uttarakhand Judicial and Legal Academy, and Former Lokayukta, Uttarakhand. 

Dean, School of Law, Dr. Brijmohan Dimri, in his welcome address, emphasized on the need of having greater participation of younger people in political and social affairs. He expressed his concern that only those from political families join politics, the rest do not easily get an opportunity to prove their worth.

Dr. Saroj Bohra, Head School of Law & Director of ‘Rashtra Niti 2017’, mentioned that around 170 young people hailing from reputed colleges/schools/universities like Delhi University, Punjab University, Rayat Bahra college, Jaipur University, IP University, Amity University, Aligarh Muslim University, Jaypee Institute of technology, Llyod Law College, Banaras Hindu University, amongst others attended the Youth Parliament competition 2017. She stated that a special feature of this edition of ‘Rashtra Niti 2017’ is that 10 cadets from Indian Military Academy, Dehradun are participating as delegates. There were various committees like Futuristic War Cabinet, Stakeholder meet and Lok Sabha.  The agenda discussed were Religious Land Dispute issue, Lyngdoh Committee Report,Indo-China War, all of these are of contemporary relevance to Indian scenario and are so inclined to affect the future of the youth and India as well. She informed that the participants will be competing for attractive cash prizes and trophies in this two day event. 

Vice Chancellor, Dr. R. K. Pandey hoped that ‘Rashtra Niti 2017’ will witness more tolerance and productive work than the disruptions of our actual Parliament. Through intense debates, discussions, and deliberations, he stated that the institute hopes to enrich the young souls.  He mentioned that such competition inculcate healthy habits of discipline, tolerance of view of others and enable student community to understand the working of our Parliamentary institutions.