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Live: Judge India on basis of data not incidents, says Amish Tripathi

The Hindustan Times’ event, HT Youth Forum, which celebrates achievements of the youth, began on a high note in Chandigarh on Monday.

punjab Updated: Nov 23, 2015 22:00 IST
HT Youth Forum

Panelists actorJimmy Shergill, actressSonam Kapoor, Kiran Bedi, author Amish Tripathi and BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur at the HT Youth Forum.(HT PHOTO)

The Hindustan Times’ event, HT Youth Forum, which celebrates achievements of the youth, began on a high note in Chandigarh on Monday.

Addressing the gathering, the chief guest of the event, Milkha Singh said that he desires to see an Indian athlete win an Olympic gold medal win an Olympic gold medal in his lifetime.

“I want the youth to get for India, the medal I had missed in the 1960 Rome Olympics,” he said.

Kiran Bedi and Milkha Singh felicitating writer Sumrit Shahi.

Lauding the event that celebrates the achievements of the youth, Milkha Singh said that he only likes to go to the functions where he feels he can make a difference.

Milkha Singh with actor Sonam Kapoor.

The Flying Sikh addressed the gathering in Hindi, saying that he wants India’s youth to be proud of their mother tongue.

Highlights of Panel discussion:

If you want to judge India, do it on the basis of data, not a few incidents, says author Amish Tripathi

The debate in the last few days about the Pak series seems like a sponsored campaign: Anurag Thakur

It’s nice to be a young, opinionated person at this stage, says Sonam Kapoor

Have asked for political clearance regarding playing cricket matches with Pakistan, says BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur

Those who misuse social media outnumber the good ones: Jimmy Shergill

There is a lot of misogyny, chauvinism and bias even in my field, says Sonam Kapoor

Technology can be a boon as well a deterrent. It can work both ways. Thank God I did my graduation before WhatsApp came Amish Tripathi

Social media is a mirror. It teaches one a lot. If you like it stay there, otherwise quit, says Kiran Bedi

Women in large numbers voted for this (BJP) govt, but sad only a few women in cabinet: Kiran Bedi

How can the perception of politics being a dirty profession change: Sonam Kapoor

You need qualification for everything, except politics, says Kiran Bedi