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.
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.
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