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Pariksha Pe Charcha Live: Always keep the student in you alive, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding a 'pariksha pe charcha' with students to help them relieve them from the stress of exams.    

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 13:23

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding a 'pariksha pe charcha' with students to help them relieve them from the stress of exams. Lakhs of students and thousands of schools across the country are connected to the event to discuss exam-related issues through a video conference from Delhi's Talkatora Stadium. 

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16 February 2018, 13:23 PM

PM Modi: I would request parents not to make the achievements of their child a matter of social prestige. Every child is blessed with unique talents.

16 February 2018, 13:20 PM

PM Modi: Parents should also not pay undue attention to the marks and support the students. Efforts should be made to reduce the stress at home.

16 February 2018, 13:19 PM

PM Modi: Always remember what every parent sacrifices for the well-being of the child.

16 February 2018, 13:17 PM

PM Modi: You do not need to bother about how many hours your friends study. You should think of how many hours you need to study in a one day, and then try to better it the next day.

16 February 2018, 13:15 PM

PM Modi: Sometimes parents force their wishes on their kids. They want their kids to become what they could not do in their life. You should have a dialogue with your parents.

16 February 2018, 13:14 PM

PM Modi: It is the dream of your parents to see the kids grow and do better. You should know that whatever they are saying is for your benefit.

16 February 2018, 13:13 PM

Several students complained of how parents put undue pressure on them to perform better. 

16 February 2018, 13:09 PM

PM Modi: You do not need to compete with others, compete with yourself and you will achieve great heights

16 February 2018, 13:02 PM

PM Modi: I would say Yoga is a wonderful way to improve concentration

16 February 2018, 13:01 PM

PM Modi: Concentration isn’t something that has to be specifically learnt. Every person concentrates on something or the other during the day, it may be while reading, hearing a song, talking to a friend.

16 February 2018, 13:01 PM

Students ask questions to the PM on the importance of concentration during exams, and in life.

16 February 2018, 12:54 PM

PM Modi: In addition to the right skills and the means, what a student needs is self-confidence

16 February 2018, 12:54 PM

PM Modi: Self confidence comes by challenging ourselves and working hard. We should always think of bettering ourselves

16 February 2018, 12:52 PM

PM Modi: Winter Olympics are going on in South Korea. In the games, there is a snowboarder Mark McMorris who won a bronze medal, just 11 months after he suffered multiple injuries in an accident. You need to take inspiration and have self confidence.

16 February 2018, 12:48 PM

PM Modi: My young friends, always keep the student in you alive

16 February 2018, 12:48 PM

PM Modi: I am here as a student today, let us see how many marks will you give me out of 10.

16 February 2018, 12:46 PM

PM Modi: I used to follow Swami Vivekananda in my student days. His teachings say that 33 crore gods and goddesses can also not do anything if you are confident of what you are doing.

16 February 2018, 12:45 PM

PM Modi: How many of you think you are not confident while giving the exams? There is no shortage of the effort that students put in but if you are not confident you are unable to remember what needs to be written in the exam.

16 February 2018, 12:43 PM

PM Modi: I would like to thank mostly the children for taking part in the Clean India campaign. 

16 February 2018, 12:41 PM

I'm speaking to you as a friend, not a Prime Minister today, PM Modi begins his address for the students.

16 February 2018, 12:38 PM

PM Modi welcomed at the event.

16 February 2018, 12:36 PM

Dance performances begin at the event. Songs like 'Jai ho', 'Vande Mataram' and 'Chakde India' being played.

16 February 2018, 12:33 PM

Addressing the students, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said we need outcome-based results for good education. "Aim of PM's educational policy is brain-gain," Javadekar said.

16 February 2018, 12:27 PM

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar begins the event by addressing students gathered at the stadium. 

16 February 2018, 12:23 PM

Lakhs of students will be connected with the Prime Minister when he addresses the students from the Talkatora stadium today.

16 February 2018, 12:21 PM

PM Modi reaches Talkatora stadium to address students.