Educational qualification for Politicians

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Gagan Shivrayan said: (Jun 24, 2017)  
Hello guys after watching your opinions I reached on a conclusion that you all are agreeing that there should be minimum educational qualification for political leaders but I think it should not because you all know very well that how easy it is to get any educational degree and for political leaders specially it is the most easiest work so what we need is that they should have all qualities of a leader in them rather than any fake educational degree :: THANK YOU FOR READING THIS and HAVE A NICE DAY.

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Vishnu Aade said: (Jun 24, 2017)  

My opinion is knowledge is important because most of people they get degree easily they have lack of money.

When person has one or two degree and they have not knowlage about our culture, nation, people problem how can he\she develop country.

Yeah, I agree with education. But education about politics.

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Shivam Amoli said: (Jun 14, 2017)  
I think we need good educational knowledge about our culture, economy, nation and much more because knowledge gives more idea to any politician in which sector our country need development and they know the importance of knowledge for our country.

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Milee Dangayach said: (Jun 7, 2017)  
No, I think it is not NECESSARY for our politicians to be educated. It is great if they are educated but if they do not possess the skills needed to manage a country, like knowledge of the economy, trades and also flaws of our country which need to be perfect. Possessing a college degree does not give you all those qualities.

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Soniya said: (Jun 3, 2017)  
Yes, Education qualification should be necessary for politicians. In India, the Illiteracy rate is high. So to make our India more educated, our leader should be educated. But as my opinion, Educational qualification for politicians means that they should have good knowledge about our economy, trades and social issues rather than a college degree. They should be good enough to communicate with foreigner delegates because they are representative of our nation.

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Vihhgggg Paghjkk said: (May 26, 2017)  
I personally don't think education should be compulsory. Because nowadays education is directly proportional to grades and nothing else but being a politician or a leader is truly a part of mental abilities. If we go acording to this debate. What happens if we consider that education is compulsory as usual everybody will get a degree by just agregate passing marks and then be a politician but a person with the best thoughts for the country will be discarded cause he could not afford education or just was not capable of doing anything according to our education. Cause its drafted by some one who passed the mpsc or upsc even if by reservation and the best minds were left behind the reservation race. Some of The best minds in the world are not educated. A sheet paper made by a person who himself got the job theough reservation or corruption cannot decide the future of a person. And the minds which would think the best of a country cannot be left behind for a silly reson like you did pass your HSC.

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Nitin Salunke said: (May 23, 2017)  
Hi Friends,

As per my point of view, education should not be necessary because of as per our last PM Mr. Manmohan Singh he was high educated but he couldn't handle properly his responsibility.

So politician should have politics knowledge, Good Convincing Skill, Good Communication Skill and also they take a decision under the pressure.

Out current PM Mr. Narendra Modi, he didn't take properly education but he is working very well compare to educated person.

According to me, education should not necessary only they should have political experience, Hard Worker and also care about the society, and nation also.

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Rishabh said: (May 9, 2017)  

As per my concern, educational qualification for politicians should be compulsory because politicians are the most important part of the growth of our country. As we all have to growth in the modern atmosphere then the environment of our nation is also so positive and creative thus it's happen only when politicians are educationally qualified because they have right to take all important decision.

Thank you.

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Chandini said: (May 2, 2017)  
In my point of view, education is necessary.

Politicians represent our nation. They need to communicate with foreign delegates, speak to top CEO's and should bring top companies to our nation and thus strive hard to make our country smarter. When he/she is not educated, how well they can reach them?

Also, even if a common person wants to get a job in public sector, he needs to be eligible and should undergo different phases and clear his exam. Why not a politician who is serving crores of people shouldn't have a minimum degree?

Moreover, Education is not only about knowledge, it is also much concerned about values, ethics and morals.

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Dhruv Sharma said: (Apr 30, 2017)  
INDIA - Independent nation declared in august.
India got it's independence in the year 1947 and constitution was enacted in the year 1950.Constitution of India consisting of 395 articles & 12 schedules at present.

Politicians are those group of people who serves the entire nation and plays an important role in developing our country INDIA.
In India Political leaders role is not meant for serving their duties and responsibilities but has become an open competition in our societies for their independent as well as party fame. Like everybody knows politicians make vastly unrealistic promises before elections but as soon as the party wins promises get crushed under the foots along with their pamphlets seeking votes.

There is no article in the constitution nor any guidelines mentioning the education qualifications of the politicians who would rule India and it's states. It is predominant to look into this matter because India is still labeled as developing country.

I consider education is must to contest in an election because education will provide a clarity to understand our system. It helps us to pin point exactly the flaw in our system and gives a remedy to improve the society. Moreover, education is the prime factor to understand ethics, morality, innovation etc. Widespread of knowledge will, in turn, be cause for better democracy.
In INDIA majority of cabinet ministers are holding their positions in those fields in which they have no knowledge if we look into their past experiences or education qualification.

Note that, As per the rules If a Indian student opts arts field in his matriculation he cannot apply for the science field areas. However a person can become a cabinet minister of any field whether it is of civil aviation , consumer affairs, chemicals ,etc. even if he has not gone to school a single day of his life.

A politician should only rule the country when they are enough educated and have a strong political knowledge.
Come out and find a solution. That solution will have it's own majesty and generations will remember you!

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Poojan Patel said: (Apr 24, 2017)  
Necessary condition apart from being knowledgeable is to have the passion for serving the nation and practical application of the same.

A politician represents the nation and thus he should be a wearing the coat of knowledge along with personality.

Education is the most important parameter for the overall growth of the country and when we talk about the personnel who administrate the country, education is prior.

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Neha said: (Apr 23, 2017)  
EDUCATION is one of the keys which helps us in analyse the things what's wrong and what's right. It also enhances and facilitates the way of thinking.

As politician is considered, they are the one who has to administrate this much population of a country so, they must be educated not so much higher degree like phd or doctorate but at least that much so that they can analyse the thing efficiently.

I think not the only politician but each and every citizen should be educated.

We have an example of president Obama. During his presidency, he managed the lives of US citizens because of his strong education background in law and his love for his country.

So, I think before allowing candidates to take part in the election, as age is compulsory for the candidates likewise relevant degree must be compulsory like law, economics, political science etc.

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Harsh Sharma said: (Apr 11, 2017)  
My name is Harsh Sharma.

I thought our country's politics level is very low and bad. According to me, a politician is the ruler and care-taker of our country. If he/she will be educated then only our country will become a developed and educated country in future. So, there should be some restrictions for those who want to participate in politics, and the restrictions would be they should be educated, they should be graduated, if they are not educated they will not be able to participate in elections. And some reservation for women should be there in legislative assemblies of our country. Women should have right to take part in decision making. Then only in our country may call a developed country in future.

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Weah said: (Apr 10, 2017)  
There should be some level of education for our national leaders because when they are educated they stand to make more rational decisions on behave of their nation.

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Khusbu said: (Apr 1, 2017)  
In my opinion, a politician is who can change the rules of a society, he controls over the country, he should be knowledgeable, known to every factor of the country, but it dosen't mean that he should be a degree holder. He should be educated but most importantly he should be very much aware of the whole country, he should be a good leader who can hold the whole country. He should be honest towards his work, and he should be able to find out the ways to make our country developed. He is ion that place for the people, to the people, and of the people, so his first priority should be the problems of the peoples, who will vote his be in that place.

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Asha Das said: (Mar 10, 2017)  
Ruling a country is the most important job one can perform as a citizen. If any other job in this country requires educational qualification, then person ruling a country is also required the same. But, in my opinion, to conduct an exam on certain subjects or setting a minimum qualification will not serve the purpose. The persons who are passionate about the dream to rule the country has to work hard to reach there, So it should certainly be the best people who have to get the job of directing this country. Right now those best people are the CIVIL service toppers. The personality trait to take responsibility and work hard are proven by these citizens. Let the civil service toppers be trained for governance. In fact, they already are. But under the current system, they act as puppets for the illiterate ministers! Why do we have to elect an irresponsible school drop out to direct our best students?Let The civil service toppers rule this country. Even to make it more efficient and transparent, the minimum qualification to contest for election should be a 5-year experienced collector and he has to compete for the place where he has served as a collector. Thereby we are already assured that they are trained in governance, they are getting practical experience and enough time to study the current situation of the country. They prove the efficiencies through the governance in the existing position. The voters also will get ample time and opportunity to assess their candidates and understand his capabilities of governance. Thereby we can provide a new system to filter the best candidates at the stage before ruling the country itself.

There is another blood sucking factor in the existing system; The political parties, whose primary objective is to oppose any decision taken by the other party (no matter how good a decision is for the country). In order to achieve the intended efficiency and independence in governance, all political parties should be dismissed from the country. Instead, there should be only two groups in the governance team. One group of the selected candidates who rules, another group of experts from each field who act as an advisory board to the ruling group. The moment we eliminate political parties from ruling us, we vote for the persons who has proven their efficiency in their governance to serve the country which is going to save India from many misfortunes that she has to suffer, just by the existence of political parties.

The main reason people disagree with the concept that an educational person will do better in ruling than an uneducated is based on the inefficiencies exist in our educational system. The existing system fails to generate responsible patriotic citizens and replaced values with money. We now follow the system created by the Brtish who has done it with a purpose of creating shame about India in every child\'s subconscious mind and create respect for the British. That is the main reason why the system now creates students whose ambition is to go abroad. Without patriotism and values, to expect people to work for the upliftment of their society and their country might not be achieved.

Once the society learns to respect people with values than people with money, then eventually people will lose the habit of doing anything for money which is the basic reason for the current situation in India, like any other developing country.

If we have to alter the constitution to save our country, It is high to do so As we have experienced that the existing system is proven to destroy India day by day.

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Ankitha Upparna said: (Mar 1, 2017)  
Like all people's view even I agree to the same that there should be mandatory exam based on gk, related to politics. They should have atleast minimum knowledge about it, including basic knowledge because even that is imp. Now a days when we the common people are being educated why can't they. So, I don't strongly agree with it but yes I agree.

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Bhushan said: (Feb 27, 2017)  
In my opinion, education is necessary but can not make mandatory. Education degree can be forged.

Highly educated candidate can not give guarantee of good governance. For good governance candidate have knowledge of Basics of Governance and other factors (IQ, GK. Ect). We need process to assess candidate on above criteria. Like to play cricket, you have to know how to play cricket same way if you want to take part in government you have to know basics of governance.

I have started petition for above process if you agree please sign and share,


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Sheetal Iyer said: (Feb 26, 2017)  
I don't think that high education is necessary for politics.

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Bhushan said: (Feb 21, 2017)  
Education can be criteria but education degree can be forged. So we need system to assess the credibility of Politician.

I have some thought to assess politician or election candidate,

Should Election Commission set mandatory exam like entrance exam for candidate to contest general election in India which will be based on GK, Governance Basics? so people can vote only eligible and knowledgeable candidate and finally get good governance.

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Vartika Mehra said: (Feb 19, 2017)  
In my opinion, I think that politicians should have education qualification to some extent.

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Shreya said: (Feb 17, 2017)  
It's fine, we are very much aware of the literacy rate in our country, not very appreciable, I accept, it needs decades to reach a high percentage and politicians are people that are selected from amongst us and so we cannot expect them to b super educated.

But I believe as we have reached a stage where at least half of the people are literate, taking into consideration 60% literacy rate of our country, so can't we expect our leaders to be among at least those half of the people? And here someone would pop up a question that what about places that have no literacy % at all, so having educational qualification would mean that this particular place will have no representative? But well, why no? Can't a qualified person from another state stand for as a representative? Where is the problem? And if someone would ans, the problem would be the particular person not being a member of that society will fail to understand and solve the problem of the people, then for that matter I want to say that all such points lie down secondary because people can b trained to live and analyze at a place to research and sort problems of a place and such a person would easily win the trust of people as well be it anyone from even outside their territory. But primarily what is required to have that analytical mind? Education, for sure. Education does not only mean bookish knowledge, rather it stands for the capacity to be a civilised human and that comes when you have been a student.

I remember my teacher telling us that, "if a person can be a good student, he will be good at every role of his life. ".

I know how much the lectures on Mahatma Gandhi has inspired me and the stories of Abraham lincoln encouraged me to look for the betterment of others and to develop within me a conscience. Most of the politicians or representatives of our state lack that thing, when a women is raped they point a finger at the victim, when there is riot they speak of protecting their community and not everyone, they fail to bring up secularism and its importance, they fail to address the need of fundamental rights some even do not know what are these rights.

I just urge that leave a part educational qualification if that is so unacceptable condition but at least make these politicians sit for a test before they are selected to judge their thinking, skills, common sense and psychological status. All this means alot to be a leader.

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Deepesh Lalawat said: (Feb 7, 2017)  
All we need is political mind, not education qualification Eg: Narendra Modi, PM of India not so much studied but now governing India.

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Phanindra said: (Jan 22, 2017)  
Education is must for every politician. Then only he can take good decisions for the development of country. Now a days there are many politicians without any qualification. Of course, some of them are good at their job even though they are not educated. But some politicians rule the nation without any knowledge of democracy caused by their own nature of illiteracy. Every politician must be educated to some extent at least which is mandatory in the process of developing of country.

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Basava Hiremath said: (Jan 14, 2017)  
Education is important for all politicians as well as the citizens of our India. But we are not saying that he should be a topper. At least they should have the minimum educational qualification for them.

If politician is educated he take the decision which are write/wrong concerned with common citizen as a point of view that in what way the country is to develop in all-round. If he is fully educated & have no knowledge about common things that are going to take place in society it's useless. If politician is not educated he is like horse without charriotor, he goes in his way that write /wrong. The citizens will inspire & proud for electing him.

The present pm of our India as completed the degree & knows the problems of society. Now he is leading the whole nation into the way of universal leader, developed in all the fields. This is the best example what I can give you people. Therefore politician should be educated.

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Garvit said: (Jan 14, 2017)  
Yes, I think that educational qualifications are must for the politicians because a well-educated person can only think logically and practically but an uneducated man will think only practically. But at the same time experience matters a lot along with the intention they hold for the nation.

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Pramod Adhane said: (Jan 12, 2017)  
Education is most important in politics.

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Sharmada said: (Jan 9, 2017)  
I think some qualification must be required to become a minister. Some may say that education is not the ultimate thing but a person who is educated will view a thing in a different way and a person who is not educated will view in some other way. An educated person will be having the capacity to think rationally and he can also make many reforms.

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Mohit said: (Jan 9, 2017)  
I wonder if you would be better if the politicians and ergo ministers should be elected from a pool of bureaucrats & civil services officers of the same departments. At least then the minister would have some sound knowledge of the charge he is to manage.

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Kranthi said: (Jan 5, 2017)  
There should be a minimum education to the politicians because our country is educated day by day if our politicians are uneducated how they will let our country move forward. Politician must be for the people of the people and to the people not like an off the people, not for the people, and not as that to not the people.

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Praveen said: (Dec 27, 2016)  
As India is developing day to day definitely Indians should accept a change in politics which makes our nation to grow up further. For accepting this change politicians must have a qualification which makes the clear path for understanding the day to day situations and coming out with a clear and secured solutions for problems. If not an uneducated person cannot know the depth of a problem that arises and one should support him for a solution.

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Om Dubey said: (Dec 22, 2016)  
It is misconception in the minds of youth that only educated one can do development in country. Education is not an ultimate source for gaining knowledge.

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Shakthi Ajuu said: (Dec 19, 2016)  
Politicians have the minimum knowledge because they are getting some information and do growth of the society.

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Mihir said: (Dec 13, 2016)  
According to me, Education is not necessary for politicians.

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Om Dubey said: (Dec 13, 2016)  
Suppose there are many people living in remote areas who had never seen schools education facilities are not available for them. So how they can represent themselves in front of government if there will be minimum education criteria. And any outsider is not able to understand their problems.

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Om Dubey said: (Dec 13, 2016)  
I think that there should not be any minimum educational qualification for politicians.

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Mazhar Ul Haq Bashir said: (Dec 10, 2016)  
I think, education for politicians is very important because they are leading our nation. If thy are illiterate will take a bad decision for the nation. Here another aspect regarding literacy of politicians is that they are a lawmaker, an illiterate person even don't know about laws and unable to read contexts.

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Kunal Vibhandik said: (Dec 7, 2016)  
I think that education is necessary for every citizen of this country including politicians. Education enhances the working quality of a person. I am not telling that he should be highly educated or something like this but there should be a minimum education level. Leaders without education are like roads without sign. They will take you to a destination but what destination you never know. It may be right or may be wrong. But educated politicians have brain of their own and cannot be brain washed easily. But every coin has 2 sides. An educated politician can also do mistakes and non-educated politicians can even do better. But for this betterment they must know what is right and what is wrong and they can get this sense of differentiation by education.

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Raj said: (Dec 7, 2016)  
It is the most important thing for every politician.

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Nemi said: (Nov 29, 2016)  
Can I know what is meant by half knowledge? I think we are not dealing with studies so that half knowledge leads to failure in the examination, we are dealing with service to the people. Persons stand by the people when he wants to do something to the people because he knows that what does his community wants and he knows which is the proper way to deal with a particular problem. I think this doesn't require education this requires only presence of mind to deals with problems of people.

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Deepthi said: (Nov 27, 2016)  
I think a man without education is an incomplete man.

And for a leader, it is too dangerous as he/she would be confused to choose between right and wrong.

There is a proverb that, "HALF KNOWLEDGE IS DANGEROUS", then a imagine a man without any knowledge.

He could fall into bad deeds and mislead the people and also get corrupt.

Hence, I feel that at least minimum education is necessary for politicians.

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Shraddha Tyadi said: (Nov 24, 2016)  
I feel education is necessary for politicians. Education is the weapon used to protect our country from every danger. A well-educated politician can understand the difficulties faced by people in the society and then will implement laws according to those. Poverty and social inequalities can be wiped away through intelligence of the politician. A politician can find many solutions for one problem if he has acquired basic education. That is why we consider right to education as a fundamental right. If the politicians of the country are not educated, then just imagine what would the people be like?

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Deepika said: (Nov 22, 2016)  
Education should be must for politicians. I won't say that he/she must have degree from prestigious universities but, they should have atleast minimum education qualification. Because educated persons know what type of plans to be implemented in order to develop the Education system in most of the areas in our country. "Whatever the work we are doing, we should be inspirational to everyone". So, we should not give chance to others to point out that he/she was not educated and how can they rule people. Politicians will have the chance to implements many rules. So, if they are educated they will implement many ideas in order to change the system related to children, youth.

If the person is well-experienced in the work and has poor education skills, how can he implement the ideas related to the education system?

So, According to my view, Education is must for politicians.

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Laxmi said: (Nov 18, 2016)  
I think education is must because educated person can take good decision. By educational person can give quick developmental ideas and the progressive ideas for the country. He/she can give their ideas according to time. So the educational qualification, as well as skilled qualification, is must for the people.

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Vartika Chandra said: (Nov 17, 2016)  
As per my opinion education level for ministers should be there because education gives a person an intrinsic value even an experimental learning till the school life while doing certain activity we are able to understand what is right and what is wrong the basic level of education should be there not a specialised one but minimum as till class 10 or 12 or even graduate irrespective of the field of their education because it is not defined anywhere that a student studying biology can't do law everyone can do everything but minimum education should be there. Do we want our politicians that they can't even write their own name properly what do we expect from them that they will lead the whole country what will be the future how our politicians are then going to communicate with other countries minister when they are not educated?
Then how we can even dream that India will be the best country in the world when the ministers are themselves not educated. Recently supreme court has said that panchayats should have a minimum education level so why not our ministers when they are serving at a very high post of the country. It will be a big question that is we following the rule of law?

Is it justified at the present generation highly educated people are fighting for their livelihood n ministers who are not educated what about then is the equality being done?
The government says that free education for children of those who are below poverty line families when they are providing them the minimum education then why not our ministers should have minimum education level.

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Sharita Verma said: (Nov 16, 2016)  
I think that the person who has good skills capability of leading the country he/she can do. Education is not compulsory.

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Madhav Sarda said: (Oct 29, 2016)  
Education qualification is not relevant to all kinds of jobs. Even if education was relevant it should be left to the people to decide how much important they give to education. A graduate degree like BA, B.Com, B.SC should make compulsory for candidates.

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Suraj Joshi said: (Oct 24, 2016)  
Myself Suraj Joshi.

I think our country is governed by young and educate people that our next generation is coming they think that education is more necessary in politics.

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Ddddd said: (Oct 22, 2016)  
Akbar the great is one of the great rulers in India. He became king in his childhood. He has no interested in studies even though he understood the problems of people of his kingdom and used to solve. By this we can understand that a great leader doesn't require any education except but the ability to affection and love towards the people. A person who love others won't make them cry.

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Suprabhat said: (Oct 16, 2016)  
In my opinion, Now education is necessary for politicians, if politicians are get educated then change's (moral values, ethics) will certainly appear in our society. Because we people know the difference between educated and non-educated people, moreover change is the law of nature, it will really change the way of thinking of our politicians which is beneficial to a nation.

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Dinesh Negi said: (Oct 8, 2016)  
Knowledge and education both are important because without knowledge, and how can we judge what is right and what is wrong?. We are seeing a lot of corruption in everywhere.

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Rithik said: (Oct 4, 2016)  
Hello all and dear friends.

As we all know that education qualification is must for a politician but is the education needed in social work? To help the people.

No, as you all know that our political leaders don't have any specific educational background but they knew very much for about the situations which they face at ruling education is helpful but not necessary because IQ is important or thinking ability is strong to ruling and important for the nation.

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Debashish Adhikary said: (Oct 1, 2016)  
I have a mixed view. I think a politician must know the ethics of politics. Rest depends on upon his self-interest. I have seen many educated politicians doing manipulations and scams in our economy. So in my perspective basic knowledge of political theory is must.

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Thorburne said: (Sep 29, 2016)  
Anybody think that it's not necessary because,

Although it may help, it's not a necessity. As Randy Hultgren once said, "A leader is someone who has learned from experiences, not someone with who learned from a textbook.".

I think this is a very valid statement because, even though you have learned how to do something you may have never actually done it, so how can you know what to expect?

If a leader is educated it is helpful, but there are much more important qualities he must have like humbleness, an ability to understand people, no to corruption and they should have a vision.

This is why the most experienced leaders are the best leaders. To be a great leader you have to have determination, not qualification.

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Shaikh Jeelan Basha said: (Sep 23, 2016)  
Hi. Myself Jeelan Shaikh.
In my view, a politician must possess master degree. He must not be totally depend on advisory units for minute problems. He is a public representative and elected to overcome the problem. He must withstand with self-created dialogues and self-desired conceptual changes are solutions else. A proverb states "yatha raaja tathaa prajaa" which means "how the king is so the people are". It's an acceptable fact. The leader should have enough knowledge to understand as well as to solve a remedy. In education, he experiences about the past about the factors and about the tragedies. So I think for a better leadership best higher qualification is needed. To hold the ministry. The chosen person should have the master degree in that sector. As far as Modi ji ministry is the concern. Arun Jaitley ji is a good lawyer and his fame relates with that. If law ministry was given to him instead of finance he would have brought best bills related to that concern. So education qualification must be considered to elect our representative. If India wants quick development it must have competitive leaders and IAS officers in parallel. So that they totally work with better understandings. Hoping our country will gain 100% literature n parliament junior stenographer with the master degree or Ph.d else.

Jai hind. Jazakallah Khair.

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Deepak Thakur said: (Sep 23, 2016)  
Hello myself Deepak Thakur, I completely agree with the topic because education leads to broad mind and thinking an uneducated person doesn't feel topic much seriously and deeply it's a key to success without knowledge how could they make a country growing much easily uneducated like our political leaders lead to failure and downfall in our GDP.

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Priya Ranjn said: (Sep 22, 2016)  
Hi, education is the most important base for a politician because country mostly depends on him so he should minimum qualification.

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Priya Ranjan said: (Sep 22, 2016)  
Hi, guys, I agree with you that politician should be mast minimum qualification every label of politic.

Because as you know and we all are facing match problem to this politician. We looking very clearly that which politician are not educated. He has no ability to take decision self. He depends on an officer and another one. I give you an example about Bihar. Bihar ruling party Nitish government gave teacher restoration in Mukiya hand but mukhiya took 10000/- to all candidate for join this post. And he gave joining later to qualify the person. Nitish government was an alliance with BJP. Nitish thinks that local teacher should be much beneficial for the student. Because these are able to understand each other very clearly. Uneducated political lack to all education. Bihar government and state education both faced many problems.

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Priyaz Aajith said: (Sep 20, 2016)  
Hi, Guys.

I am Priyaz Aajith.

I share my points with you guys. Educational qualification for politicians that topic know if it's necessary? No need qualification because the qualified people thinking only selfish. I am saying some qualify politician only. He is depending on other politician and also peoples. They are thinking only very brilliant, knowledge all information only know that other guys do not know the information in the world. But not qualified people is a politician means they are learning every day. And thinking some different. He is also some thinking fraud and cheat but comparing qualified person is better than the uneducated people. Thank you all.

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Srkraviteja said: (Sep 16, 2016)  
Hi friends, politics and education are two different variations which come under the same track whereas by hearing politics a word comes in to mind that is politicians where they play a important and crucial role in the society. Politicians are the people who are politically active especially with the political parties. Whereas coming to education, it acts as a key role where it makes the man civilized. Since we are living in a technology world my point is politicians should at least require a certain qualification or a degree so that he /she can understand the situations and problems of people. He makes fair equality, dignity to everyone and no partiality. So, I strongly support to the previous point that a politician should require an educational qualification.

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Uday Satya Kumar said: (Sep 13, 2016)  
Hi, friends this is Uday Kumar.

I think there is a big necessary for politicians to be educated because in our country we have been seeing a lot of corruption done by the government officials (conditions apply). They had been doing this for their sake. If they are educated they will understand the consequences. If they are educated they will able to learn some ethical principles these can change their character so I think they must learn minimum knowledge Thank you, friends.

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Vibhor Pratap Singh said: (Sep 11, 2016)  
When we have provision for compulsory primary education, we should have at least that much of qualifications for candidates from village Panchayat to MPs. Also, they should be fluent in at least one of the languages in schedule 7 of Constitution. If possible, An IQ test should be conducted.

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Selva said: (Sep 6, 2016)  
According to me, the educational qualification must not for politicians they only need a leadership quality and they have will to help others like Kamarajar.

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Parimal Naseet said: (Sep 5, 2016)  
According to me, there must be at least a high degree and education qualification. Most importantly he/she must at least high IQ, common sense and compassionate at heart.

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Ssss said: (Aug 29, 2016)  
It's not the skills or the capacity is necessary required to help the people. It's the responsibility which is more required and leadership qualities is also one which is required. So I think education is not a barrier to becoming a politician.

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Bharathiraja said: (Aug 19, 2016)  
Hai friends, according to me, educational qualification is a must for politics. The current system in India was very worst. Because they didn't know their duties. Corruption and development will be change only by the means of good rulers. So, minimum qualification in education is a must.

Thank you.

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T.K.S.Prasad said: (Aug 17, 2016)  
Hi friends, I'm T.K.S.Prasad.

Yes, every Indian citizen should need a minimum educational qualification to get into politics. Then only they can understand the problems of our people. Nowadays, we know an MLA who doesn't have even SSC qualification assisting IAS officers as their secretaries. So there should be some minimum qualification based on the grade level.

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Thenmozhi said: (Aug 9, 2016)  
Hello Everyone,

In my point of view, every politician must have the minimum qualification. Because then only they know the basic problems between people. Suppose he/she uneducated means, they don't know how to face one problem. They need others help. They need others help means they are not politicians right. For example, one person is well-educated means they know the value of the problem, different ideas, how to face the problem? They will reach the success path of the problem. Then our society having no problems and it will go calm. Nowadays in our society facing so many problems because most of the uneducated politicians. So every human having the minimum level of knowledge.

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Bla Bla Bla said: (Aug 9, 2016)  
There must be at least a high degree and education qualification. Most importantly he/she must at least high IQ, common sense and compassionate at heart.

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Mehak said: (Aug 8, 2016)  
In my point of view, every politician should be educated. Like our previous education minister was Smiriti Erani and she is 12 pass. What will she be knowing about the education system? Do you agree?

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Bhanu said: (Aug 5, 2016)  
Hai! everyone.

In my point of view, every politician must be an educated. At least he completed degree. Because from education system only we can learn about the society. So that the politician can implement his ideas in correct manner. Otherwise, it makes difficult to him.

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Vedang said: (Aug 4, 2016)  
Just think about a scenario, wherein a few people are queued up for a job interview for an Automobile Company's Engineer's post. Out of the lot, One is uneducated illiterate but has an experience of over 10 years of running his own Automobile garage, and the other one is an Automobile Engineer from One of the Top Engineering institutes in the country with a first class degree. Who will the company Hire? As per my Opinion, Although the illiterate person has an experience in the same field, but due to lack of education, his vision, capacity to learn more and the skills required to work in a corporate sector is lacking. He certainly will have to work much harder in the job to reach higher and also give best productivity to the company. Whereas the person who is the graduate in the field, has competence, Wide thinking ability, Higher IQ and skills to take decisions using his learnings. It becomes evident to hire him for the better future of the company. In the similar context, India is a huge Democracy, in order to make it much more progressive and competitive we need our decision makers to be learned, tech savvy, proactive and agiler in solving the issues being faced by us. It becomes evident that more learned and educated people in the system will make it easier for our new Generations. The vision will be better and younger. I seriously hope that Govt of India will listen to this and introduce mandatory Education levels in our democracy. Way Back in 1950, when our constitution was made, it was correct to exclude Education as the mandatory requirement to be an MP or an MLA, because at that time literacy rate was only 18%, whereas now we have Literacy rate more than 74%, then why can't we change now.

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Vedang said: (Aug 4, 2016)  
I strongly condemn the practice of electing illiterate politicians. We Indians talk about rights, freedom, honour, education, equality etc, but when it comes to electing a right person to support our voice, then we foolishly support a person with the criminal background or a person who runs his political chariot on the basis of caste, religion, and gender. If we expect our parliament and legislative assemblies to promote good quality of education then we should put some right people to understand the concern. It would be an over expectation from an Illiterate MP or MLA who has no idea about fundamental rights, dates, constitution, etc. And if has no idea about his/her country, culture, values then how could he/she debate in parliament on various issues of law and policies. Over 70% of the politicians in Parliament and legislative assemblies do not give input while debates and question hour sessions because most of them either elected by playing on the religion or caste. How can we even dream for a better India by giving the command of our nation in such hands those who can't even speak proper Hindi and English in India or in international platforms? Fighting for the right to education for the children is good but why don't we implement it on our politicians. Our 5 years children are not going to run this country just after school. I am not saying that illiterate people are good politicians but the ratio of illiterate cum good politicians is very less. We can't deny that education broadens the mental horizon, it sparks the prudence and vigilance of a brain, that is why education is so much important. If we look behind then our nation had more educated politicians during independence in comparison to todays' scenario. Now you decide that whether we are progressing or ruining our nation.

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Abhishek Birader said: (Aug 3, 2016)  
I think education must for every politician. Because if he educated then he can know what are the developments to be done.

In our society. Many of leaders work for the money and shows some work.

Without educating without any common sense a person can't implement his ideas to developed at least the city.

For example - Educated person get different ideas to implement.

But uneducated person will take d help of d others persons.

He can be confusing what to be predicted there.

Without any knowledge, common sense, logical thinking, self-confidence, and dare to do work.

A person can't be do anything without knowledge.

So every human being must be educated.

This is my view.

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Balaji said: (Aug 1, 2016)  
In my opinion education should the first and foremost qualification for a politician because in a democratic country politicians play a vital role for the improvement as well as deterioration of the society.

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Abar said: (Aug 1, 2016)  
I would like to add few points from my side in our group discussion. Yes! I think education is a good thing that if anyone is well educated he/she may think in a better and broader way.

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Akash Bhaskar Ahire said: (Jul 30, 2016)  
Hello everyone.

My point is that if you all saying education is must for politician but for politician its not difficult to get that degree with money and if he doing degree with the help of money then you don't know as he attended the college or not. As per my suggestion politician must be aware about his current social situations and international language for communication. And he must have that eagerness to any good thing in society which is more needful for everybody. And not only positive thinking is important. He must be realistic positive thinker in every condition.

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Janardhan Nar said: (Jul 28, 2016)  
In my view politician should be an educated person. At least he should be a degree holder. Because if he is educated he will know how to solve the problems of people in society & apply the technology to solve it. If he is educated he will know the paper works related to society as well as to our country.

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Bajaranga Prasad Sahu said: (Jul 28, 2016)  
Good afternoon to all.

My point of view is that Educational qualification is not only for to become eligible for the post. As you, all know that today many educated people are kept in redhanded by the vigilance. So just think a second if they are in the low post and doing corruption then if we say about the politician they have to serve the total area of boundary assignment to him.

2-most of the elected people are sponsored by the verities of the political party.

So overall I will come from this conclusion that not only the educational Qualification should compulsory but also a psychological test should be conducted through a practical field to "Know about the mentality, moral power, and eligibility test to be a good leader".

Thank you.

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Nikhil Kumar said: (Jul 19, 2016)  
Hi, friends.

In my view, politician's education is must need if a politician is uneducated he is not able to understand the difference between educated people or uneducated people.

First of all, a politician must have a quality to search the problem of common people that they face the current situation and try to solve the problem.

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Kashish said: (Jul 13, 2016)  
I think education should not be an obstacle in anyone life. Good politicians must be a good leader first who can take good decisions can emphasise with people and gave a vision and of course, know how to achieve it.

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Hemalatha said: (Jul 12, 2016)  
Educational qualification should be mandatory for the politician because if they want to do anything for their place should need to know about the problem and solution. At present our country has many politicians but how many of them are educated some politicians they don't even know what they are going speak in the discussion in the Parliament without paper they can't speak. So if any person gets into politics govt should mainly consider their education qualification.

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Abhishek Sarang said: (Jul 1, 2016)  
Education affects many things in our life. Any politician should be well educated because a well-educated man known the problem with properly and the solve them in properly way. And a well-educated man known their moral duty. Moral duty mainly effects on everything. A well-educated man can apply a better scheme.

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Sonia said: (Jun 28, 2016)  
Hello, friends.

In my view, a proper educational qualification must be owned by politicians. Because if they want to make something to their place they must have a base idea about that place.

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Aswin Jojo said: (Jun 28, 2016)  
Our politicians need at least degree. If a politician should need to read or write in English and Hindi.

4th standard studied V S Achudanthan will be the CM of Kerala.

So we want a well-educated politicians.

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Ruturaj Pradhan said: (Jun 24, 2016)  
According to our constitution, the criteria to stand an election in India is only that the candidate must be Indian citizen & the minimum age of the candidate is 25 years. Again our constitution says all the citizen have an equal right to give their vote & stand in the election. According to 2011 census, India's literacy rate is 74%. So if we will tell that our politician should be educated that means rest of 26% people will lose their right to stand in the election.

In India many peoples who are not able to get an education because of their financial reasons. So if they have lost their right to contest an election, they may think that there is no benefit for them to give their vote in the election, where they can't participate.

At last, I will say that Indian literacy rate has increased from our independence for which rise in the number of educated politicians in our country. So when literacy rate of India is more than 95% like US &UK, then automatically all the politicians are educated. So we should think about our literacy rate rather than the education of our politicians.

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Indranil Mandal said: (Jun 23, 2016)  
Hello everyone,

Looking into this matter very deeply, I feel like that every politician whether good or bad must have an educational qualification. Every politician ought to have an educational qualification. What I believe is that education gives us the knowledge and enhances our way of thinking in a different manner. For example, in villages most of the families make their children work along with them for an extra income in the family. To them, education is a worthless job and wastage of money. Unless they get the proper education their mindset won't work properly and can't think the correct way. Education is what makes a complete man and since politicians have a great role in the managing of state affairs and many more things, I think that education to them is necessary to them. If not to the fullest then at least a qualification to every politician is needed for our country. Although education has negative effects too but those are very negligible. In the most, every politician's interest must lie within the country itself. Unless there is devoted and committed politician in our society who will look for the betterment and social upbringing of the people till then our country will suffer from backwardness. Education is only a support from behind to the committed politicians. This is all that I think.

Thank You.

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Jayant Gangil said: (Jun 21, 2016)  
Hello everyone, I think as we know the leader is chosen by the people and for the people so he/she should have at least awareness, basic knowledge of not only of his area but also of Indian constitution or about India.

So that a leader can perform well on the platform that is provided by the people.

And I think there should be some type of practical exam should be conducted before the nominees for the election is to be done under the guidance of ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA.

So that we can figure out whether the nominees is able to solve the problem or able to perform in pressure condition or not. AND having the basic knowledge of Indian administration or not?

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Ashwin Kumar said: (Jun 20, 2016)  
Hi, everyone.

Political leaders must be qualified. Because a wise leader can only lead I the right manner. A minimum qualification bar must be set up for contesting in elections. It is important because a leader is a representative of a group of people who elect him so he should be good in all respective including education.

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Momocha said: (Jun 19, 2016)  
Hi, yes we all agree that minimum education qualification is needed for the politician but at the same time, we must keep in mind that education qualification is not the only way to solve the problem of our political system. As we all see that big crime is always done by the well-educated man. So the first politician should have nature of sacrifice for the welfare of other and he should be a good leader.

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Adi said: (Jun 17, 2016)  
In my opinion, politicians should be one with the good leadership, teamwork. Management and other skills only degrees are not sufficient. We don't need a director with good qualifications we need one who is able to run our country with his or her skills. Along with that politicians are the mirror of our society they represent our country at each level do they should have good communication skills to represent their ideas.

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Prabhat Rai said: (Jun 15, 2016)  
For becoming a politician in today's world one should have knowledge of each and every thing. Otherwise, he will not be able to take decisions which are profitable to the people. Because a decision maker must posses a high-quality brain and this is only possible when a person is well educated. Nowadays for the job of peon in govt offices one should be educated. So in the case of politicians as he is a big post and he has to take difficult decisions and he will have to manage various critical situation he will have to be educated. Otherwise he will not be able to work efficiently and due to which the area will not develop and which will create an impact on the development of the nation.

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Surya said: (Jun 14, 2016)  
In my opinion, I say that politicians either educated or uneducated are not important because they have the goal to achieve to serve the public is important and to see good among them and the politicians should have some goals of to achieve them.

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Mounica Reddy Plce said: (Jun 12, 2016)  
Yes, educate qualification is more important to politicians because through education we can learn anything. Our way of thinking also expands. Technically, generally we can try to know the problem, if politicians are not educated then how can they know what the problem is and how they will give proper solution to a particular problem.

Politicians will have the responsibility to solve the problems in the society. To solve a problem they should have the overview of that particular issue. To solve a problem education is not enough but also needed maturity mind then only they can give the correct solution.

We need to give natural solutions because when we are trying to solve a problem sometimes some works are doing harm to nature, this we don't want.

Be mature and at the same time save nature. This is also one kind of ruling our home.

Thank you.

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Arunkumar said: (Jun 8, 2016)  
Hi friends, according to me, nowadays every politician have 2 to 3 engineering colleges in hand if he required degree he will get easily but we want good decision politician (before perform anything to people all politician need to obay the new systems also) only not a qualified & uneducated system guys like kamarajar & Annadurai. And I want shared you uneducated politician having crores of money in hand. The same place educated people will come this place think about it.

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Ishita said: (Jun 8, 2016)  
Hello, everyone.

I want to share my opinion it's not at all required to have an educational qualification for the politicians. Introducing necessary educational qualification for eligibility for contesting elections, in a country like India, where about 80% of the population is illiterate, will go much against the spirit of democracy for the sole reason as it will deprive the majority of the population, their right to contest elections.

A good politician must be a good leader first, who can take good decisions, empathize with people, have a vision for the future and of course must know the way to get there.

It doesn't really matter if the person owns some degree or not-what matters are his love for the nation. The person should be honest, patriot and devoted to the country. And unfortunately, there is no such degree best owned for exhibiting these qualities!

Now let us come to the present scenario where we have a highly qualified legislature of MLAs and MPs certified from around the world's best universities, from Harvard, oxford to St.Masuchauttes.

But let me remind you that most of them have their best foot forward in all the scams taking from the 2-G scam to the coal scam and what not. The nation is now fed up of people with high acadimity, all we want is people with HONESTY, INTEGRITY, and COMMITMENT !

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Priyanka said: (Jun 8, 2016)  
Hello, Everyone!

I agree with the majority. Educational qualification is a must for politicians especially in a country which aims to alleviate illiteracy. As politicians, they are supposed to lead our nation towards development and I believe they cannot do so without knowing the basics. Education is the first step towards development and it is equally important as experience.

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Vansh Verma said: (Jun 7, 2016)  
In our country, their are many children who are not able to get an education because of financial reasons and the corrupt mindset of our ''educated'' leaders.

Now, if education is made criteria to be a political representative, such children, who might posses the tremendous sense of leadership-won't get the chance to lead this nation and brighten the future of other such children which had been brought into darkness by previously educated leaders.

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Jey said: (Jun 7, 2016)  
Yes, Educational qualification is a must for the politician. Especially, It would be great if they have sound knowledge in their field of service (ie, finance, Technology etc). Which help them to serve better, more efficient, effective communication, Global knowledge, exposure.

Yes, India has the history of the great politician with the least educational background, but again percentage is less.

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Deb Kumar Das said: (Jun 4, 2016)  
My opinion about the politicians is that politicians must be well educated.

Education means that there is no degree. Political leader must be experienced in the society.

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