Every Indian child is a 'born politician', Narendra Modi says at Pariksha Par Charcha event [Photos]

Every Indian child is a 'born politician' and knows how to get what he or she wants, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said as he advised students who are facing exams to focus on learning without fearing the result, compete with oneself and not others, and adopt a 'never-give-up' attitude

FP Staff February 16, 2018 23:04:32 IST
Every Indian child is a "born politician" and knows how to get what he or she wants, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday as he advised students who are facing exams to focus on learning without fearing the result, compete with oneself and not others, and adopt a 'never give-up' attitude. PTI
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Every Indian child is a "born politician" and knows how to get what he or she wants, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday as he advised students who are facing exams to focus on learning without fearing the result, compete with oneself and not others, and adopt a 'never give-up' attitude. PTI
Citing his own experience, Modi said for him election outcomes were just a "by-product" as his main drive was to use all his time and energy for welfare of citizens. The remarks came during his interaction with students at the event Pareeksha Pe Charcha, ahead of the Class 10 and 12 board examinations, at the Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. PTI
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Citing his own experience, Modi said for him election outcomes were just a "by-product" as his main drive was to use all his time and energy for welfare of citizens. The remarks came during his interaction with students at the event Pareeksha Pe Charcha, ahead of the Class 10 and 12 board examinations, at the Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. PTI
The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) had received thousands of questions from students across the country, ranging from stress and parental pressure to yoga and how to deal with competition. Students also asked questions through various television news channels, the Narendra Modi Mobile App, and the MyGov platform. PTI
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The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) had received thousands of questions from students across the country, ranging from stress and parental pressure to yoga and how to deal with competition. Students also asked questions through various television news channels, the Narendra Modi Mobile App, and the MyGov platform. PTI
Drawing a parallel between board exams and the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, a student from Delhi asked whether Modi was fully prepared or nervous about the general elections. "I always believe that you keep on studying, keep learning and direct your whole focus towards learning...One should move ahead keeping this as the dharma of life. Results and marks should be the by-product...I follow this theory in politics also," Modi said. PTI
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Drawing a parallel between board exams and the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, a student from Delhi asked whether Modi was fully prepared or nervous about the general elections. "I always believe that you keep on studying, keep learning and direct your whole focus towards learning...One should move ahead keeping this as the dharma of life. Results and marks should be the by-product...I follow this theory in politics also," Modi said. PTI
In the course of the event which lasted about one-and-a-half hours, the prime minister took questions on a range of issues, including nervousness, anxiety, concentration, peer pressure, parents' expectations, and the role of teachers. PTI
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In the course of the event which lasted about one-and-a-half hours, the prime minister took questions on a range of issues, including nervousness, anxiety, concentration, peer pressure, parents' expectations, and the role of teachers. PTI
Noting that every parent sacrifices for his or her child, the prime minister urged the parents not to make the achievements of their children a matter of social prestige, stressing that every child was blessed with unique talents. PTI
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Noting that every parent sacrifices for his or her child, the prime minister urged the parents not to make the achievements of their children a matter of social prestige, stressing that every child was blessed with unique talents. PTI