Youth Role In Elections Highlighted

Youth role in elections highlighted

Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) Punjab University (PU) on Thursday organized a seminar on 'Election Politics 2018: Issues and Challenges'.

LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Jul, 2018 ) :Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) Punjab University (PU) on Thursday organized a seminar on 'Election Politics 2018: Issues and Challenges'.

Addressing the seminar, Political analyst and renowned columnist Salman Abid as the keynote speaker stressed the importance of the role of the youth in the upcoming elections. He said that emerging phenomena since 2013 was the rise of youth and impact of social media in electoral politics, adding that youth was the force which was now influential factor for all political parties in Pakistan.

He said that declaration of assets was the massive game changer and positive influential factor in electoral politics of Pakistan. He said that accountability was another positive factor emerged in Pakistani electoral politics. He said that in historical context of electoral politics of Pakistan, corporate sector remained very active and influential.

The seminar was followed by a question-answer session.

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