Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the youth to improve and have more competitive skills by citing batting great Sachin Tendulkar’s example during Mann Ki Baat program.
Addressing the country in 2017 first’s program, Modi said its the self-competition and not the competition with others which helps a person to improve and become a better human being life. Mentioning the classic example of Sachin Tendulkar’s 24-year-old long cricketing career, Prime Minister said the way master blaster kept breaking records each passing day, one should also keeping pushing itself to achieve better results.
“Take the example of Sachin Tendulkar. In his career which extended more than 20 years,he kept breaking his own records day after day and got better and better with each passing day. The secret of his success was self-competition and not competition with others.”
The PM also gave a piece of advice for the budding students and said they should concentrate and study for knowledge and not for the marks, as it would lead them to go for shortcuts in life.
Unboxing the reason for disappointment, Modi said it’s the expectations which lures in setbacks and that one should be in for acceptance, which makes things lot easier.
“Only studying for marks will lead to shortcuts and one will limit himself or herself. It is important to study for knowledge. The root of all problems are expectations, it is acceptance which makes things easy. You should compete with yourself to see how tomorrow can be made better than yesterday.”