What Young India Wants is a compilation of Chetan Bhagat’s essays and speeches on India, its youth, its society, culture and politics. It also contains his ideas of what is needed to take the country forward, and what he thinks the youth of the country want.
Summary Of The Book
After writing some successful novels, Chetan Bhagat penned his first nonfiction work. This book contains all his hopes and dreams, and his fears and anxieties about India. What Young India Wants is divided into three sections, the first titled Our Society. In this, he looks at various aspects of Indian society and also does a comparison between Indian and American societies. He also goes into the issues of religion, terrorism, and caste differences.
The second section is Politics. He discusses corruptions and other major issues, and gives his ideas on the constructive measures that need to be taken to tackle these issues. He also includes an essay in support of Anna Hazare and his movement. The third section is Our Youth. This section looks at the young people of India in the current scenario, and explains what their dreams and aspirations are. He writes on topics like brain drain, the need for educational system reforms, and the communication gap between the old and new generation.
What Young India Wants also contains two short stories. It presents his ideas on what needs to change and in some cases he also suggests how these changes can be brought about. This book is a reflection of the author’s concern for the future of his motherland and its youth. It expresses his thoughts on the things that have to be done to make the dream of a dynamic and strong India possible in the near future.
About Chetan Bhagat
Chetan Bhagat is a popular Indian writer, speaker and columnist. He is the author of bestsellers like One Night @ the Call Center, Five Point Someone, and 2 States: The Story of My Marriage.
Chetan Bhagat was born in New Delhi in 1974. He has a degree in engineering and a Master's degree in management from premier institutions, IIT and IIM respectively. He worked in Hong Kong as an investment banker for a few years. He is now a full time writer, contributing regularly to major magazines and newspapers in the country. He has received many honors like the Society Young Achiever’s Award. Three of his books have been adapted to movies.
MAJOR LEAGUE PIECE OF TRASH ..!!
1 Sep, 2012
Drab, although raises the right points
21 Aug, 2012
Worst Reading Experience
20 Sep, 2012
WHAT I(YOUNG INDIA) WANTS
LIJO V JACOB
3 Mar, 2013
read an old news paper if you have time but not this
28 Jan, 2013
Eye opener all the way
10 Aug, 2012
An Eye Opener to Indian Narrow Minded Thinking and Why India is a Failure
6 Aug, 2012
Perfect Peice of Shit
21 Dec, 2012
Loads of Crap..
15 Aug, 2012
6 Aug, 2012