MUN & Youth Parliament
15th National Youth Parliament conducted under the aegis of Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India
DME conducted the 15th National Youth Parliament on 23th october, 2018 (tentative date) which is conducted under the aegis of Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi. Out of many prestigious universities and colleges across India, DME got the opportunity to conduct the 15th National Youth Parliament.
This event is organised every year by ministry of parliamentary affairs to create awareness among students about democratic principles and make them aware the practice and procedure being followed in Indian Parliament.
The working of Youth Parliament should broadly follow the pattern of the working of Lok Sabha. It would facilitate the task of the teacher-in-charge of this activity, if he/she and Students, selected to participate in the Youth Parliament Competition should first acquaint themselves with the practical working of the real Parliament of the country by witnessing the actual proceedings and make themselves conversant with the arrangement made for the members in the Chamber of the Lok Sabha. The lay-out of the Chamber of their Youth Parliament should resemble as far as possible the lay-out of the Chamber of Lok Sabha. The dias and chair of the Presiding Officer should be one the straight base of the semi-circle. The seating arrangement for members should be in the shape of a horse-shoe, as it is in the Lok Sabha. The Chamber of Lok Sabha is a semi-circular Hall with the Speaker sitting in a canopied chair, place conspicuously at the Centre of the diameter connecting the two ends of the semi-circle. There is dividing space in front of the Speaker’s rostrum. On the left of the rostrum are the seats for the opposition and on the right are the seats for the Government benches. Lightly raised above the Chamber of the Youth Parliament is the gallery for the visitors, the ‘Press’, the ‘diplomats’ and the ‘distinguished visitors’ etc.
The Parliamentary procedures and practices to be followed in the Youth Parliament should correspond as far as possible to the practices and procedures followed in the Lok Sabha. Before holding a Youth Parliament Session, each participating college should prepare a List of Business. This enables them to prepare themselves for the discussions in the House.
Students discussed about the current socio-economic issues like Sabrimala entry for women, sexual harassment at workplace, GST, Petrol prices etc. The 3 times MP from Delhi Shri J.P. aggarwala was the chief guest for the function. Mr. Kush Kalra proposed the vote of thanks.