Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi virtually giving a special lecture on ‘Role of Young Journalists in Promoting Child Rights’at Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication Bhopal on Tuesday.
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Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi said that future of a country is not safe, if education and health of its children are not safe. India’s achievements lie in its children’s protection, education and freedom. Kailash Satyarthi called upon young journalists to write on protection of child rights. Satyarthi was addressing a special lecture on ‘Role of Young Journalists in Promoting Child Rights’, in Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal, on the occasion of Swami Vivekanand Jayanti being celebrated as National Youth Day, in online mode. He said that Swami Vivekanand has a great influence on his personality and has been centre of inspiration. He still gets motivation from Swami’s thoughts.
India was a great land and was a ‘Vishwa Guru’ not because of transforming knowledge but it used to live with morality. Journalism and fearlessness both are synonym of each other, he said. He said that journalist is an investigator of truth and spread it in the society.
He called upon young journalists to spread positivity to illuminate the society. He himself started his career as a journalist. Aim for ‘no orphanage-old age home’ in country: Prof Suresh Chairing the session, Vice Chancellor Professor K G Suresh said India will be the real superpower when there will be no orphanage and old age home here. Protection of child rights is the need of the hour. Young journalists should discuss it. Quoting Swamiji’s ideals, Professor Suresh said one should not hesitate in carrying out innovation. If you are determined and dedicated to your goal, do it, he added.