NAWANSHAHR: BJP Member Parliament, Avinash Rai Khanna has mooted the idea of introducing free technical education and healthcare facilities to check the menace of corruption in the country. He has revealed his idea during an interaction with the students here at BLM Girls College.
" With a view to bring in qualitative improvement in the governance and political system, I have minutely studied the system of the different countries. I have come to the conclusion that if the people get adequate social security as well as facilities like free education and healthcare, they would not be allured to accumulate wealth by adopting malpractices", said the BJP MP adding that he had prepared a detailed draft in this regard for tabling his suggestion in the Rajya Sabha.
Besides, he would also put forth a suggestion for telecasting positive social , political and economic developments at least for the one hour daily on electronics media.
While answering a question regarding disinterest being shown by the youth in politics, Khanna while asking the youth to participate in the politics for ensuring better political system of their choice said that a few persons in politics might be bad but the politics was not such a bad thing as was being presumed.
Citing the examples of the great Indian Political Philosopher Chankaya and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shashtri, the BJP MP said that they had used the politics for the welfare of the common man as well as to ensure unity, integrity and better governance.
Khanna also answered a variety of posers by the students on different topics including Lok Pal, Kashmir problem, and employment avenues in the present era of globalization.
He presented a cheque amounting to Rs. two lakh to Dr. Chander Mohan Bhandari and Vinod Bhardwaj, Meenakshi Sharma, president, secretary and principal respectively, for setting up Computer Lab at the college.