Retirement Age for Politicians

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Niranjan Kumar said: (Jan 10, 2018)  
I think there should be a retirement age for politicians too. The age is debatable.

I think 65 is a good time for retirement.
Some people are saying that the more experienced the better.

Please note that "age" is not equal to experience.

If you think a person below 50 can't manage well, then you are not trusting yourself.
From age of 25 to 45, you have 20 years of experience, which is not less.
Think people think. Don't be afraid to take the responsibilities.
Gandhi ji started a revolution when he was below 40.

We need more young people like Gandhi.

- who are not afraid to question the "normal",
- who has the courage to stand up and speak.
- who has the dare to take decisions.

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Vimal Sharma. said: (Dec 1, 2017)  
H! Guys,

I'm Vimal Sharma.

As we all know.

When our former president Mr. Apj Abdul Kalam was giving his speech. He had a heart attack. Therefore. There is no age limitation.

According to me, in this topic, Should not be politician age of retirement. Because as we all know that, every person has not keep leadership qualities.

Or to be a leader you must have a good experience new ideas n new technologies. And he has a creative mind.

And which keep AAP the qualities.

All this can be found the only experience.

So I considered that Should not be age limitation for a politician.

According to me, politician age doesn't matter.

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Ashutosh said: (Nov 23, 2017)  
In my point of view, retirement due to age is just not a criterion for politicians but, it should be the decision of peoples. As we know politicians are public servants and we are the people who select them, we have also the power of judging them what they can do now by analyzing their capability and previous political career. If he was a good one and never took part in corruption, then he was allowed to serve for us.

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Saloni said: (Sep 14, 2017)  
Hii everyone.

As we all know that politics is totally based on experience, knowledge and new techniques of a particular person to improve the condition of.

Our country. New ideas means youth and experience means the well established politicians both are the subset of a good government. So I don't think there is any restriction on age for politicians but its also important that young minds should also be the part of this.

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Dheeraj said: (Aug 19, 2017)  
Hello, friends. I think that having a fixed retirement age is not desirable because a better-experienced one is not prone to make mistakes in making decisions regarding the country's development. Though it does not give the new ones to take participate then also it helps on the country's advancement. And not giving the opportunities to new ones, does not harm the system, then not having a fixed age for retirement is worth full.


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Nam said: (Jun 17, 2017)  
This is not good for our country because retirement people take rest after retirement and enjoying his life. I think ministers and legislators always elect those candidate those have completed mpsc and upsc those knowledgeble people are leading great than uneducated minister.

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Palak said: (Jun 16, 2017)  
In my views. People in politics must have a retirement date. They should be the one who encourages the youth of the nation to come up and gets involved in political. As the era is changing. It is the need of hour. Not saying that they should quit totally but they should be the pillars of the young politicians and need to support them as well as oppose them if they do something worng but that doesn't mean that they should not be given chance. Politician should leave away their greed to remain in power. People too want fresh options.

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Satish K said: (Apr 29, 2017)  
Yes, Retirement is necessary for politicians and retirement the have to work as an adviser for those who come next to them.

In ancient days, when the kings were ruled people, " the kings are at a younger age and the kings ruled their kingdom on the advice of mantri (minister or adviser).

At that time India was the richest country in the world.

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Rakesh said: (Jan 26, 2017)  
Hello, friends.

I too think that there should be the retirement age in the field of politics also, as there is in every other service. I am not telling that after a certain age is crossed do not contact them but they can become mentors for the young leaders by guiding them with their wisdom and experience.

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Sangramsinh Shinde said: (Jan 24, 2017)  
I think there should be no retirement age of politicians.

Politics is one of the good sectors to develop our country and also drive it in good way it is possible if more experienced persons are in politics.

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Rahul Choudhary said: (Jan 23, 2017)  
I don't feel that there is a need to introduce a cap on the retirement age for politicians, because-

1. Politicians are public servants and as long as the public wants them to serve and is happy with their working, why they should retire? Besides this, if the public is unsatisfied with their working, then public has the power to remove them from power in the next elections.

2. Politicians who are serving good service to the nation and who haven't been involved in corruption in past are a great asset to the country.

3. Public may lose hope in the party or lose credibility in the party if the politician in which they believe or have faith will no longer be there in the party. For e.g, most of the people today are backing BJP in elections, only because of Mr. Modi.

4. The experience which a senior politician have cannot be simply replaced by someone who is new to politics.

5. Politicians may also help to maintain diplomatic relations, who may have an impact if they retire.

6. People have a sentiment of hope and believe attached to a politician, and their retirement may cause anger and chaos in the public. For e.g, take the example of late CM Jayalalitha, people of TN praises her and admire her. Imagine the reaction of the public if she was made to retire before her death!

So, I think there is no need to set a retirement age for politicians, people have ultimate power in democracy and it is them, who decides who can or cannot serve the nation.


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Omar Shah said: (Dec 15, 2016)  
I think age should not be the criteria for the politicians rather it should be their efficiency and competitiveness and we should not forget it's we people who are electing them to lead us so at the time of electing our representatives we should make our decision purely on the basis of their performance on field. And we know India is very large country and have very important role in international affairs as well so we need the people with experience to lead the country and make better decisions for the betterment of the nation and at the same time we should also encourage the participation of youth in the politics.

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Thanveer said: (Nov 11, 2016)  
Yes, there should be retirement age for politicians but for certain years like 70 to 75 but they should rule more than government employees and private employees and we have to find the new technologies so better to give chances for the youth some of the politicians also corrupted.

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Nikita Kumawat said: (Nov 10, 2016)  
Yes, there should be retirement age for politicians as there is a retirement age for government employees and public sector employees, there should be retirement age for politicians also. Employees are retired on the basis of their age because they are not so physically fit and doesn't have good stamina as compare to youngsters. So for better and efficient work at offices retirement is given to the employees who are aged and youngsters are given chances. So, in the same way, politicians also need retirement and youngsters should be given chances for ruling country for its betterment with better ideas but of course that candidate should be qualified and experienced for that position.

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N.Madhulika said: (Oct 4, 2016)  
According to me, there should be retirement for politician to do this firstly people should have an idea about the leader whom they are casting votes.

1) What are the educational qualifications of the leader?

2) What are thoughts and new ideas he has.

3) Is he was corrupted or not.

4) Is he was capable of solving the problems etc.

So the people goes on like this definitely, we can choose a better leader.

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Kola Samual said: (Sep 27, 2016)  
In my opinion, there should not any retirement age for politicians because it's not a joke to take decisions. Because it's related to state, country, and India is a place where we found different languages, religious, and cast. So one small mistake makes a huge difference or a problem for everyone and become a big mess so we want a people who have a knowledge as well as the experience to solve the problems related to the nations.

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Venkatesh said: (Sep 6, 2016)  
In my opinion, retairment age for the politicians is necessary but it should be somewhat larger than our government employees (it should be in between 65 to 70). If we don't give having the retirement age for the politicians then we might have lost some knowledge and skills of the young people. When the people will get old they are unable to move also what should they do for the country's growth. For old people, we have to spend a lot of security expenses. So retirement age for the politicians is necessary.

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Shaikh Asma said: (Aug 11, 2016)  
According to me, there shouldn't be any retirement age for politicians because experienced person or leader perform better as compared to the young generation.

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Ruturaj Pradhan said: (Jul 15, 2016)  
As per our constitution, all the citizen of India has the equal rights to stand in the election. For this criteria, the candidate must be the Indian citizen & the age of the candidate is minimum 25 years. If there is some retirement age for politicians, then in our country the older citizen have lost their right to stand in the election.

In my view, there should not be any retirement age for politicians because the aged politicians have more experience by handling the issues of people for the long period of time. Again a person's ability to serve his country can not be judged by his age. As we all know politicians have to take decision for the whole country, so experience is very much required in politics.

Again if there is an age limit for politicians, then family politics will increase in India. Suppose a politician will retire at certain age, then that politician will promote his son or daughter for his post. So a younger person without political background, can not get any type of benefit from the retirement of politicians.

At last I will say that if Mahatma Gandhi is retire at the age of 60 or 65, then it is difficult for India to get independent. So in India, there should not be any retirement age for politicians.

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Pious said: (Jun 29, 2016)  
In my point of view, to a greater extent, I think that age limit in politics is a desirable one. We should have to make the way for the youth to bring out new ideas and thoughts. As we all know that India is in the hands of youth. It is a fact that a better-skilled one is better than an experienced person. So, youth should have to get a chance to work for their nation and fulfil present generation needs.

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Kaustubh said: (Jun 27, 2016)  
I think there should not be retirement age rule for politicians. Because a politician becomes more experienced day by day in handling the issues of people.

Talking about the generation gap, a well experienced politician has ability to think according to new generation's mind.

For example: our PM!

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Avanish The Learner said: (Jun 26, 2016)  
Hello friends, in my point of view, I agree with this point that politics is a matter of experience and everyone knows that old is gold but question is this today India has 65% youth in all over its population 1.25 Arab and it is regarded on the world level that a nation always depends upon the bulky pillars and this is known by youths so I think leaders should be retired at the age of 60. I want to include one more point if they are being retired, we should not leave them forever but we'll have to give them a forum by which they could share his experience with us and if we needed some help we take from them. And one more thing, this type of our youths will get a chance to prove his quality and capability. Thus we will not be away our leader and the young generation too. For example in the world scenario a lot of youngsters who had changed the mentality of humans and created a new world they were {Hitler, Mussolini, Mao, Napoleon, Sikandar, Swami Vivekanand, Srinivasan Ramanujan, queen of Jhansi Lakshmi bai, Shivaji, etc}. So we should give a chance to the new generation. Have a nice time thanks.

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Somya Sharma said: (Jun 24, 2016)  
Hi guys, this is Somya Sharma.

I respect the points of everyone that all of you have given but after listening all of you I wanna say that there should be age limit as many guys said that mostly people loss their health and then they are not so capable to serve the country and by this youth will a get chance to serve the country.

After that I wanna say that if a person is really doing well and if he/she has the capacity to serve the country and if that person is interested so he/she must be given the chance for doing good work.

But if a person in age limit is not doing well then he must be retired because he is not able to do this work.

Many guys said that if old experience and new ideas will be mixed then country will grow rapidly.

Thank you.

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Priyanka Nair said: (Jun 13, 2016)  
Hello, friends!

I beg to differ. An ideal leader should have a lot of knowledge and experience. And experience comes with age. Based on personal experience, I have been treated better by aged doctors than young ones. I feel that is so because of all the experience they possess. The older, the better :D.


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Pankaj said: (May 27, 2016)  
According to me, this can develop the country rapidly if we combine the experience of old age and encouragement of new generation politicians.

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Sai said: (May 21, 2016)  
I think there should be a retirement age limit in politics as the younger generation may come up with newer ideas and thoughts in improving the society and also 90.2% of the population in India are youth the.

Obama's Age = 54.

Pranabji's Age = 80.

By this, I wanna show say youth should also come forward to participate in politics.

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Chandrakumar said: (May 16, 2016)  
Retirement age needs to be 58 as applicable to Government employees.

It can be 68 (2 terms from retirement age) for contesting in Indian politics. They can be an adviser or in any other post in the party, but not a contestant.

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Kcdewangan said: (May 13, 2016)  


1. Dynasty system in politics will be automatically stopped.

2. Corruption will be reduced due to detachment of "Power Mania".

3. Employment opportunity will be increased in political background.

4. Pressure will be developed in political parties for keeping deserved quality leaders.

5. Minimum qualification for MPs & MLAs must be graduation.

6. Youth will get a chance to work for the country and will fulfil the present generation need.

7. To keep country always young by reducing generation gap.

8. To build peace and to reduce violent extremism.

9. For common working is between 25 to 60 years, we can say it the main stream of the country. Then why not country should run by mainstream leaders.

10. After retirement, we generally think as bonus life and people need to rest , keep good health, enjoy family life, fulfil personal hobbies and guide their young one (on need basis).

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Bidyut said: (May 12, 2016)  
I think there should not be any age limit because as far as politics is concerned skills come with experience and skills lead to the development of the country. If some politician is good enough at their work and able to bring peace and development we should keep promoting him. A retirement in politics is not like that a vacancy has been created just like in some companies and people got recruited in their positions. If young ones want to join then they can open their own parties and show their skills. But if we put an age limit we have to lose some politicians who are exceptionally good at their fields.

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Saurifoxy said: (Apr 30, 2016)  
I think retirement in politics is a very important factor. If you would not keep any retirement requirement then the aged people will not leave their positions for the young generation. Keeping in mind the future generation is always advanced in thinking and working they may perform very greatly. Giving a hold of power for a long time in one's hand may result in greedy thinking and miss use of politics and even if they have an experience they may use it in their own favor. In politics experience of 20 to years is more than sufficient by my opinion. As you will keep age limit in politics there will naturally be young people with courage and passion as well as aged people having experience. Experienced close to retirement may help young generation in guidance.

Decision made by young people may probably based on detailed information which will lead to proper development. (REQUIREMENT:-for which the young politician should be of proper qualifications).

By proper calculation of different age population in India and its probability, you may fix age limit on that basis where you may have proper age flow in politics with young as well as experienced generation. Thus age limit is essential in politics.

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Pallab Sarkar said: (Apr 12, 2016)  
My opinion is that politicians should have no age of retirement because if he/she has the ability to drive a nation effectively with honesty and peace we should support him/her rather asking for his/her age of retirement.

Thank you.

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K.Haribabu said: (Apr 7, 2016)  
In my point of view, there is a some loss and some benefit by giving the retirement age to positions. If we provide retirement age we lose the great experienced persons. At the same time, we provide the retirement age of chance to participate young and energetic persons. So we provide the retirement age based on talent in solving the problems faced by the country at any time.

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Sachin Kumar said: (Mar 30, 2016)  
I think, Experience is the key to the growth of any organisation even a country. The experienced person has more problem-solving skills on their basis of their practical experience. We have seen in the history that experienced leader has served the country with more interest. So, there should not be any age limit for politicians.

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Salman said: (Mar 28, 2016)  
I think retirement is must because the majority of politicians are busy for making money may be its legal or illegal so it ts compulsory to retirement for position according to their record, not an age.

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Gaurav said: (Mar 24, 2016)  
I think the age limit for politicians is necessary because the politicians give more concentration for the growth of a country. Also, have important benefits due to this it gives chances to the young thinking.

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Tamil said: (Mar 12, 2016)  
Hello all.

Of course the retirement for politicians is must. But it should not depend their age. It should depend their political records. For example, which one has the properties or assets in illegal, should resign his or her post. Then only we can get good political leaders. Because the concept of retirement is to make young and good political leaders.

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Shekha4 said: (Mar 12, 2016)  
In my opinion retirement age of politician is must have. Because young people to take part in our nation.

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Savitha said: (Mar 9, 2016)  
In my opinion, there should be an age limit for the politicians. For making good decisions experience plays a major role, but at the same time we need to give a chance to young aspiring minds to work for the nation, but for the effective politicians we need experience and energetic politicians for this if young politicians trained under experienced politicians it will be better.

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Manoj Kumar Mahto said: (Mar 5, 2016)  
Hello everyone. A green good evening to all viewer.

In my opinion. Of course, there should be an age limit of the politician. And have a proper retirement of the leader. Because we are a youth and we have to give up a chance to serve the nation. And of course experience is precious mother. But look at another part. That means I am talking about enthusiasm, energy, and also physical and mental ability. Youth have all. So we have to choose a young leader with new thought and peak energy level. So that our nation going to another kind of success. And the retired leader also serves the nation beside of the main leader and gave a proper direction to him. Just like coach in cricket and all games.

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Kumudini said: (Feb 19, 2016)  
In my view a person's ability to work and serve the nation can not be judged by his age. As politician are meant to take decision for the whole country. So experience is very much required. But I also think there should be a balance between the energy and experience. For a proper growth we need innovative ideas and that enthusiasm which will come from the youth.

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Kumudini said: (Feb 19, 2016)  
In my view a person's ability to work and serve the nation cannot be judged by his age. As politician are meant to take decision for the whole country. So experience is very much required. But I also think there should be a balance between the energy and experience. For a proper growth we need innovative ideas and that enthusiasm which will come from the youth.

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Vivek Kumar said: (Feb 18, 2016)  
According to me retirement age of any politician doesn't matter but question comes what matters? We can see there are so many politician who made our country very proud of their political work and still they are working to guide our youth to jump into politics. We are youth and we need to experience to become good politician. So we need to work under master politician to grab some experience to become a good leader.

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Abhay Chhatrodiya said: (Feb 13, 2016)  
First refer following Personalities:

1. Chanakya (kautilya).
2. Mahatma Gandhi.
3. Mao Ze Dong.
4. Winston Churchill.
5. Franklin Roosewelt.

All of these are the great political personalities world ever had. They continue their practicing even at last stage of their lives. And I am sure nobody will question at their capabilities of their minds.

One's age shouldn't be concerned with respect to his/her talent. What politicians need is Honesty, patriotism, morality, Ethics and lot of hard work to represent the brighter side of the country at international level.

If any politician has above mentioned qualities, we should accept him/her without concerning their age.

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Manoj Kumar Pal said: (Feb 11, 2016)  
Hello friends I agree with you that age doesn't matters for politician. But who have above 60 there are more experienced and also good decision making but they don't more enthusiastic, dynamic and energetic.

So I would like to said there are be the mentors of young politicians, who are energetic, enthusiastic, creative, innovative and know about more technology to solve the problems of our country. But in decision making they should proper consulting to experience leaders/politicians.

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Ino said: (Feb 11, 2016)  
There should not be any age limit to the retirement age of politicians as the amount of experience they have can be put to good use and can act as advisers to the decision making unit.

At the same time young talent should also be considered and promoted. As we are having a major part of our population as youngsters, having the right combination of young blood and experienced lot would serve as a great tool towards national growth.

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Akash Rawat said: (Jan 29, 2016)  
In my opinion, there should be a fixed age for retirement of a politician, because, younger peoples can run government better than them, as they knew much more about the needs of today's generation.

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Aravind said: (Jan 23, 2016)  
Hi friends. I agree with some points and my opinion is, retiring a politician doesn't make sense because they might get more experienced by age and not expired, however, considering the young budding politicians, the old expert level politicians can be formed with two panels such as an objective critic panel and an advisory body in order to guide the young politicians.

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Sree said: (Jan 19, 2016)  
My opinion is there should be no age limit for retirement of politician because the senior citizen can known all the well development for the country. Nowadays most of the young persons are entering into the politics and they are making more illegal activities instead of giving them a chance we have to choose seniors for making good decisions. Most of the young persons don't know how to make decisions, but where has a senior person has a experience to make a right decision.

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Sriram Rdn said: (Jan 7, 2016)  
Hi friends,

We should accept the fact that experience matters in any field but there should be age limit for the politicians so that it paves way for young people who are aspiring to serve the country.

When new people are entering into politics especially the young people may implant new ideas and projects which could change the fate of present politics.

Thank you.

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Muthu said: (Dec 30, 2015)  
According to me retirement is necessary to provide chance for others and to establish their new ideas but on the other side new people not have much experience to handle the whole responsibility. So new people want to take training under some experts for particular period.

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Vinay Kumar said: (Dec 14, 2015)  
Hi this Vinay Kumar,

I prefer to that the retirement must be in politics, I am a Indian, in our country most of the politicians are old citizens, they are almost 60 crossed. This people are fall down after certain age then after the fresh politicians, almost young are entered into the politics, they cannot take correct decisions, this may effect the people.

So the old politicians&old leaders are used as mentors this type of democracy makes perfect democracy & successful government.

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Varunraj said: (Dec 14, 2015)  
My opinion and regarding of this topic.

We take government job they have required retirement age 58 but we take politics any retirement is not required so most of uneducated people think once became a politician we make money life long.

In India few party are ruled over the country how long they ruined the country they did not give any chance for youngsters so the youngsters did not come to the politics. That is the main reason India did not getting a successor employer.

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Ram said: (Dec 10, 2015)  
Hi every one,

We know the proverb in English, even all the languages. "Experience makes man perfect", it will applicable in all the field. Even the younger generations are very advance in technology but they can't take accurate decisions in all the situations,

Hence, we require both Seniors and Younger to lead the country, for e.g in a family most of the decisions are are taken by the father, to attain the goal with the co-operation of entire family (younger son, daughter etc) same applicable in politics also.

Hence, age limits are not barrier for politicians at the same time the chances are should be given to the youth like us. Guys are agree with me right?

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R C Chand said: (Dec 4, 2015)  
Since the politicians are people's representative let the voters decide their career. In my opinion if they are discarded by the voters once after the age 60, they must retire from the politics.

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Sanjeev said: (Dec 2, 2015)  
Hi Friends,

When you are in Government Job you have a retirement age. But when you are a politician you don't have any retirement age. Why?

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Abhideep said: (Nov 26, 2015)  
Hi everyone, in my opinion, I don't think that the age limit should be imposed on politicians because:

1. Age cannot be criterion for judging someone's working ability.

2. We need experienced people to understand and take some crucial decisions in favor of the mass.

But also we need youth to enter in the politics because:

1. India having the largest youth population (around 326 millions people in the age GRP of 10 to 24) needs more enthusiastic and energetic minds to represent them which can implement innovative ideas for better future.

2. Sometimes it happens that with the same person getting elected again n again some issues do not get resolved because of the same approach/mindset towards those problems and hence we need someone with fresh approach.

3. Old seats need to be vacated for giving chance to young aspiring minds.

But since we want both energy and experience in our system, this is what I propose: We can have age limit at the lower levels like MLA's and Ward members etc. Where people elected can be youth and they can act as the bridge to fill the gap between the mass and aged politicians at the MP level.

This way, these young people can get experience working at lower level under the supervision of these aged politicians and later on they can get promoted to that level which usually happens.

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Diwakar said: (Nov 26, 2015)  
Hello everyone,

In my point of view age is not the factor by which you can judge the ability of the candidate, we have seen many example in our daily life that a 10th std. Student invent a new technology, while lot of engineers are not capable to do a simple thing.

So, according to me the creativity of mind depends on person not their age, we need a leader for the development of our country, and he must have potential to do new thing for the nation. Doesn't matter what age of he is.

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Sheffali said: (Nov 18, 2015)  
Yes the age limit should be there for the politicians so that our youth who are interested in politics get an opportunity to participate in elections and also if a good participant gets elected he could apply his ideas to eliminate the bad myths of our society.

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Marmque said: (Nov 12, 2015)  
Hi friends,

An aged politician can be more knowledgeable but look at the other part of his physical strengths which is also equally important, an aged politician cannot show up enthusiasm. In country like India people always wish their leader to be enthusiastic, dynamic, physically and mentally fit. So in nut shell to say retirement slab for politicians is a healthy move.

But along with that we also need great energy and positive spirit which youngsters have. So, in my opinion the ruling body or cabinet should also have a reservation for young leaders making it a combination of experience and energy.

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Anshul said: (Nov 11, 2015)  
Hello everyone,

According to me, the politicians are one of the important asset for a country. The thing that we expect from the politicians is good decision making capability in favor of the country.

The most important thing for this is his diplomatic and political knowledge and experience. To become a decision maker, takes a lot of time. So, I support that there should be no age limit for politicians.

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Umesh said: (Nov 1, 2015)  
Most of the politicians are corrupted they store money to there swiz account anonymously so the retirement criteria provide the break between the corruption which further help in the development of the country with the help of this the government rule and regulation are settled very well.

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Pankaj said: (Oct 23, 2015)  
This is very good topic. According to me age limit of politician is 100% correct most of politician corrupted so age limit very important. So younger politician are come soon so progress the nation and also growth of nation.

Thank you.

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Janardan Dhavan said: (Oct 22, 2015)  
I think retirement age for politician is must. Because first of all politicians are mainly a human being. As age crosses above 65 humans feel tired, his mental and physical ability reduces. I didn't think that politician above age 65 should rest at home. They had another option to guide young politicians.

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Suresh said: (Oct 10, 2015)  
According to my point of view, there must be retirement age to politicians so that the new younger people who entered into politics and haven't made any corruptions will make some of bills like Lokpal against corruption. Moreover in developed countries like america the terms for president are two only.

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Vanitha said: (Oct 10, 2015)  
Yes, of course we, the people should agree that nothing is static. So there is a need of retirement for politicians too. So even now, if they don't go ahead with retirement policy, people remains same and too problem remains same. We knows that experienced remains a lot.

Even now, the experienced candidates are head of our Indian politics and still they are fighting against their own matters not people matters. So if they retired at a certain age, may be some other people stands out and win, further they might change our nation tremendously better than others.

Changes will always change something.

Thank you.

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Sharan Nm said: (Oct 6, 2015)  
I think politicians who are above 60 needs a rest so age limit should be 60 because as you know in every govt employee has retirement age of 60 so they are not experienced? They are not well versed in the field? Then how come politicians continue there journey after 60.

And people who are now at 60 has many health issue they sleep in the Rajya Sabha hall, they get sleep in the meeting hall there are many peoples are disturbed with there health nowadays.

And for every issues they use old traditional method to solve, today we are surrounded with technology, till today same old papers are running on the table of Govt employee so when expect the change, definitely change is needed, we are dreaming for digital India to come true.

So I strongly feel politician age limit should be fixed.

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Ashutosh Joshi said: (Oct 1, 2015)  
No, there is no need to set a retirement age for politicians. We have seen many examples of leaders, our country has had, many of them, despite of their old age they did great job in the Indian politics, and there are also examples of young leaders who couldn't perform well in it, so in the history of Indian politics and even in the present scenario, I think age didn't matter. And also we do need some experienced leaders in our political system to run it efficiently with the help of their experience.

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Latesh said: (Sep 25, 2015)  
Yes, I agree to you Rajender Singh, but it should be ensured that the youngsters should not be corrupt minded. Youngsters are the future of our nation. They should manage the country responsibly. If done, the country soon will be fully developed.

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Rajender Singh said: (Sep 21, 2015)  
Hi everyone,

I think politician retirement age should be 60 years because many of politicians age above 65 years and should give the chance to youngsters as they have many ideas, ability to do work hard and it is good for our country for development.

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Chandann Mishra said: (Sep 19, 2015)  
Hi friends according to my perceptions I think most of you are support the retirement of politicization agree and know all the good ideas my aim is not to put anyone in confusion according to me teeth is no need for retirement for politicians. There is more need for experience leaders. However for develop the country there is more need of good experience leader. Let a example of Narendra Modi, he is a powerful leader. He do many type of work in comparison to new generation leaders.

Thank you.

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Anamika said: (Sep 19, 2015)  
Hello everyone,

According to my point of view, politicians must have a retirement age so that the youth will fetch an opportunity to exhibit their talents of making right choices for the development of our country. There are only few politicians who think and work for the improvement of our nation while others are corrupted. May be the youth can make a difference in improving the present condition of our nation. Of course they do need advice from experienced people.

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Nev said: (Sep 13, 2015)  

Well, I agree with most of you who says that retirement is necessary for politicians. To support my points I would say that from the 1st term or 2nd term of joining polities he could do everything needed either for developing purpose or getting money for personal gains and then after that the remaining years will be because of the wealth, respect and reputation which would help him to stay in polities that will have nothing to do with the country's development. So, its better to have a retirement age for a politicians.

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Hrishikesh Sonar said: (Sep 4, 2015)  
There should be a determined retirement age for politicians. As it gives the young blood chance to prove themselves by running nation. We know every job has a retirement age. Every coin has a two sides. Elder people have ample of experience. They make the younger generation known to the measures and principles of politics.

So I advice the constitution that there should be a age of retirement. But there should be some post in the government "the elderly advisory council".

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Pankaj Singh Bisht said: (Sep 4, 2015)  
I think age play a very important role in our life. But some political leader play a role in very long time which is very dangerous to country because they don't able to speak someone. So I think age of retirement of politician is 55 years.

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Manjit Singh said: (Sep 3, 2015)  
According to me in India the politicians time period should be for maximum 8-10 years. Because when they have joined politics his mind thought more than 90% in developing the country. After this period his mind thought just on earning money.

So this is depends upon the mental ability of person. If they do best work for the country then I think there is no need to retired a person. Otherwise if does not work properly then also no need to retired there is need to terminate.

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Jatin said: (Sep 2, 2015)  
According to me like in other sectors there should also be the retirement age in politics because we should also give chance to the youngsters as they are the future of the country and able to make good policies according to its new thinking.

In country like India where there are huge %of youngsters there should be a good young politicians who can easily understand the problem of the youth. So according to me there should be the retirement age for politicians.

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Ananymous said: (Sep 2, 2015)  
Hi guys.

My thought is that politicians should have a particular age when they would go out of seat, I know experience matters in this but the politicians need to give rise to younger ones in some places like Nigeria you can see a president still on seat at the age of 60 which is very wrong.

At a very old age like that all he can think of is how to embezzle money from the country income but if younger generations stand for president and eventually becomes a president he would have ideas on how to help the county at his young age I think the retirement age for president should be 60-70 years.

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Shivam said: (Aug 23, 2015)  
In all fields, besides politics and business, there should be a retirement age. But in case of politics experience matters. Because with the increment in age you are going to gain experience and with the help of experience you could do better than any other young blood experience is like an entropy which always increases with time. So, if experience has no age to be gained then I must say there should be no retirement age for politician.

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Pankaj said: (Aug 23, 2015)  
Hi friends,

Pankaj Chahakar.

Their is no need of politician age to be consider for retirement, they have a more experience than youngster and they can face some certain situation can get solution by their experience and one thing younger can do every thing because they have ability. And we should go with younger they are the future of our country they are making our country develop and knowledgeable, if the politician is too much older and can't take proper decision it has to be retire it self and we can consider him as a political guru.

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Harish said: (Aug 17, 2015)  
Hi everyone,

I think there should be no age for the retirement of politician. Retirement should be on the basis of ability. If one can perform well in the later age of his life why should not we give him a chance. If a old age person is able to think as a youngster, able to bring new ideas, new schemes for welfare we should take advantage of him. If someone is at old age that doesn't mean that he will perform bad as compared to younger politician.

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Anupam said: (Aug 16, 2015)  
Hi everyone.

I firmly believe that lowly educated people or people who lack the presence of mind should never be allowed to contest in the elections, and yes age age limit is a must. Today as we gear up for bigger role in world economy, we cannot leave the reins of our country in a government filled with people who are old, incompetent and cannot take smart decisions. Having said that, how can we, the common people make it happen?

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Akash Walke said: (Aug 7, 2015)  
According to me, it is better to set a duration of some five years for a person to continue in politics irrespective of his age. Because in this duration, the people who have elected the person will come to know the ability of the candidate.

This duration is sufficient for a person to serve the people if he really had such a desire. According to me, a person's strong will towards achieving overall progress of the nation and the concern about the people matters, not the age limit. So setting a retirement age for politicians is illogical one.

If a person is really willing to serve the people he can do that at any age. An ideal politician will always support the youth so that even they get the opportunity as they don't bother about their position and power.

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Rohit Divekar said: (Jul 30, 2015)  
According to me,

There should be a pair of two politician in a committee in which one should be young star and another should be an experienced politician for better development of our country.

Thank you.

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Ashfak said: (Jul 27, 2015)  
Yes, I feel gad to answer. The question, we have to permit only young stars to join politics. Because when a person enter into old age his mind does stop working, if we give our country in their hands, then how will we develop. Older looks great only in home, garden and other rest places.

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Yukti said: (Jul 24, 2015)  
A warm good noon to all viewers. I am fully agree there should be an age limit for politicians as after an age human being lose their mental and physical ability.

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Snehil said: (Jul 24, 2015)  
Yes, Youth should be given chances to improve the country interior and also the new innovative ideas of youth can be more helpful.

As youth will join after retirement of person he can also provide new technology ideas which may give new powers to our army and other things which relay on the technology.

Talking about the experience, they may not have it but the way they will work will be more interesting to see. If age limit will be given the old ideas of 60's and 70's can be regenerated.

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Sneha said: (Jul 23, 2015)  
According to me, it is better to set a duration of some five years for a person to continue in politics irrespective of his age. Because in this duration, the people who have elected the person will come to know the ability of the candidate.

This duration is sufficient for a person to serve the people if he really had such a desire. According to me, a person's strong will towards achieving overall progress of the nation and the concern about the people matters, not the age limit. So setting a retirement age for politicians is illogical one.

If a person is really willing to serve the people he can do that at any age. An ideal politician will always support the youth so that even they get the opportunity as they don't bother about their position and power.

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Chandrashekara N said: (Jul 22, 2015)  
According to my point of view. There should be retirement for politician s after age of 65. It gives chance to other persons so that they can adopt there knowledge in improvement of our country.

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Digvijay said: (Jul 15, 2015)  
Yes, according to my way politician should be retired after 65 years of age because in India much more youths are wanted to join for developing our country. And they are aggressive against corruption.

Yes in the politician experience is required but particular after age mind is to be migrated and experience for youth they have to combine working with politician and after that the experienced politician place is to taken by youth.

Thank you.

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Irshad Imam said: (Jul 14, 2015)  
According to me their should be a retirement slab for the politician although it would be a tough process but why not if the politicians are not aware of the technologies and some are uneducated and just enjoying the facilities of their position rather than contributing to the country.

In every sectors of service age slab is compulsory then why not politicians as even they provide service also if its made mandatory new people and youth who are educated and known to all the new technologies will get the chance to contribute best to the country. This will also help getting rid of family tradition that is steadily growing in our Indian politics.

If father resigns his daughter/son gets the chance, hence in this case only their family gets a chance and grows whereas our Indian economy and its growth remains as it it. Hence with the retirement age slab many changes can take place for the better future.

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Irshad Khan said: (Jul 14, 2015)  
Yes there should be an age limit because the younger generation are waiting for making of their through the experienced leaders.

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Ruth John said: (Jul 12, 2015)  
Hi everyone.

I feel that there should be an age limit in the case of politicians. Most of the people in our country are youth and I feel its time for the senior leaders to step down and give the young ones a chance to better India. The youth know the current scenario better and can come up with innovative ideas.

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Shailender Kumar Singh said: (Jul 12, 2015)  
Hi friends, this is Shailender Kumar Singh.

I think Indian politicians should be retirement because when they will retired then youth generation join and do good work. Old politicians the can not think develop our country they want earn money. Young generation wants good leader who can do something good for our country.

I am not saying all old politician not corrupt, government should give chance those politician who past work should good, today people wants corrupt free country.

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Arunabha Chakraborty said: (Jul 4, 2015)  
Hi everyone,

According to me, politics is not a field which requires extensive hard work physically. Instead what politics asks for is an experienced and enlightened personality to make decisions in the favor of the country. A cricketer at 30 is considered a senior cricketer because cricket demands physical fitness but a politician even at the age of 50 is considered an amateur because what it demands more is experience.

Yes, youngster spirit can go a long way in improving our country's political condition, but without the guiding light of experience bestowed upon by the senior politicians, they may go berserk. Age limit will not be a favorable solution to this pity political condition of our country. Instead we should try to strike and eliminate the root of all evils which include corruption, trafficking etc. And then only can we boast of being the largest and the most successful democracy of the world.

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Sanket said: (Jul 2, 2015)  
Hello friends.

I think age restrictions must be there for politicians but alone age cannot be the criteria to to form a better government with that,

1. There must an educational eligibility criteria. Education about the latest technologies is must.

2. It is not the politician who led to a better performance of our country but their thoughts, intelligence and their attitude which carry the progress of country ahead.

Politicians with old ideas, no educational qualification and with aggressive thoughts must get retire for the welfare of the society.

Thank you.

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Mohan said: (Jun 30, 2015)  
Hi friends,

In my opinion every politicians after his/her particular age they should be retirement in India very few youngsters are an politicians. This situation have to be change in youth only have traits, education, maturity to handle any critical situations clearly. So youngster should develop his/her interest towards political.

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Roopak Tj said: (Jun 25, 2015)  
I totally feel that there should be an age limit for politicians but we should not totally avoid the senior politicians considering their age. They have experienced the country through different situation throughout their life and they totally know that what all things are good for the nation and how can it affect a country's long run experience is something with great importance.

But along with that we also need great energy and positive spirit which youngsters have. So, in my opinion the ruling body or cabinet should also have a reservation for young leaders making it a combination of experience and energy.

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Naosheen Hanfee said: (Jun 20, 2015)  
Yes but a man who is physically and mentally strong then they would have to get opportunity and they also have to give better presentation in private jobs as like government jobs.

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Jen said: (Jun 15, 2015)  
Hi everyone,

I don't think that politics is a job to have the retirement age limit. Politics is a social service which has really a great social responsibility to lead our country in the correct path so as to live for the people, by the people and to the people, a man who have this kind of thoughts is really rare in the current scenario.

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Shavan Kumar said: (Jun 4, 2015)  
I think politicians should have retirement age limit i.e, 60-65 years in between. Because youth has great ideas to develop the country by guidance of senior leaders. The senior politicians or leaders best to give them a chance to get a good position in our democracy.

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