Udupi: Children’s parliament workshop

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Udupi; Oct 23: Inaugurating the  district level children’s parliament workshop organized  jointly by Bangalore children’s right’s care centre, district education material resources centre, Mangalore Padi velored,Udupi-Udyavara rotary club at Brahmagiri Balabhavan on Oct 22,Tuesday,Pramodh Madhwaraj,MLA said in his address that for the very survival of democracy in the country popular awareness should be there.

Foundation of the same should be laid in school. If the students get the awareness about democracy, government, management and knowledge about the selection of representatives, they can lead the country as a responsible citizen of the nation.

This year, it is planned to visit all the schools in the Udupi Vidhana Sabha constituencies to hold dialogue with the students. In this way their problems and demands would be listened. In the coming Vidhana Sabha programme by talking on behalf of children, children’s questions will be discussed, he added

Prasanna Rao from children’s right’s care centre said in his speech that in 2013 state vidhana Sabha meet, a total of three thousand questions were asked by legislators. Out of which, only 99 questions were related to children. Out of 45% children of the total population in the state, only 3% questions have been asked about children. Therefore in order to ask questions from children, children’s parliament is necessary, he said.

Chief guests’ likeAshok Kamath, education administrator, Amratha Shenoy, President Old student’s sangha, Valakadu, Padi director Renny D’Souza, Child welfare planning administrator Sadananda Nayak, Rotary president U.K.Bhaskar were present.

District education material resource centre’s president Janardhan Bhandarkar welcomed the gathering, Vice president Dileep Hegde proposed a vote of thanks, and Jayakara Karkera compered the programme.

Thereafter Children’s questions, opinions and demands were presented through children’s parliament in Karnataka Vidhana Sabha and Vidhana Parishat.

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