Professor Muhammad Yunus Addressed at 3rd Indian Student Parliament in MIT, Pune and 3rd TECHELONS in Nagpur, India

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus addressed at “3rd Indian Student Parliament” on 12 January, 2013 as a main speaker. The event was jointly organized by the Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) School of Government and Education Ministry of India. The 3-day conclave of Indian Student Parliament began on 10 January of this month at Pune, India and culminated on 12th January 2013. As many as 12,000 student leaders from all over India participated in the program.

While speaking in the session on “Poverty: A Great Terror?” Professor Muhammad Yunus extended greetings from Bangladesh, particularly from the youth of Bangladesh. He urged the Indian youth to create their own politics with a new vision for new generation by saying that ” don’t remain under the spell of traditional politics, look to the future, world is changing very fast and the youth have to redesign the institutions to face the new challenge.”

He also said that “the Indian youth should not think only about India, they should think about all the youth of SAARC countries and urged the Student Parliament organizers to invite students of SAARC countries from next year. This interaction will help us to solve many problems of the SAARC countries and the world.” “Not knowing something is not always bad. It may be possible that since your mind has not been biased by the established knowledge, it gives you the freedom to think of fresh ideas,” he added in his speech. Read More >>>