A video of a 12-year-old boy from Jagtial town in Telangana has caught the consideration of state minister KT Rama Rao (KTR). In the viral clip, the boy is seen delivering newspapers even though riding a bicycle. When a passerby asked him why he was working, the boy stated that he was working as effectively as studying. Sharing the clip, KTR wrote, “Loved this video from Jagtial Town. This young lad a Govt school student called Sri Prakash; loved his confidence, composure and clarity of thought and expression.”
When asked why he was delivering newspapers, Sri Prakash replied in Telugu, “Why should not I?” He was then questioned about his research and Sri Prakash was rapid to respond. “Along with my studies, I am working as well. If I do this now, it will only help me in the future,” he stated. He is a student of Class 6.
After KTR shared the video, it has gone viral. The post has garnered more than 200,000 views so far.
Loved this video from Jagtial Town
This young lad a Govt college student known as Jai Prakash loved his self-assurance, composure and clarity of believed & expression ????????
He says what is incorrect in working even though studying & goes on to say it’ll retain him in great stead in future pic.twitter.com/Ug4wYIGn8a
— KTR (@KTRTRS) September 23, 2021
Following the video, Sai Prakash told regional media outlets that he has been a newspaper delivery boy given that he was in third grade and that his brother worked as a newspaper delivery boy just before him. He added that former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who also worked as a paperboy as a youngster, was his inspiration.
Responding to the minister’s tweets, a number of customers praised the boy. One user stated, “We should teach our next generation the same – dignity of labour.”
We ought to teach our next generation the exact same – DIGNITY OF LABOUR !!! https://t.co/7TnYPPksmN
— Manushi Sinha (@manushiS) September 24, 2021
“He has a great future. God bless him,” stated a further user.
For his maturity and self-assurance ????, This kid ought to inspire a lot of people today right here,if family is not steady their is nothing at all worng for assisting his parents by working aspect-time alongwith his research ❤️He has a excellent future . God bless him ???? https://t.co/EPAMAuuODk
— Ramya ????????✨ (@ammu_ramyaaa) September 24, 2021
“This boy has shown great maturity,” one user wrote.
This boy has shown a excellent maturity.. https://t.co/f813FQADb1
— Abhinav ???????? (@abhi_917) September 23, 2021
Some other folks also pointed out that it could nevertheless be regarded youngster labour. “This is not a right age for a child to work and earn even if he is willing,” suggesting a scholarship.
But appreciation is okay . some scholarship ought to be began equivalent to his earning. This is not a correct age for a youngster to work and earn even if he is prepared. Kindly look into. https://t.co/xRpDDEHjQO
— S.D.Sharma (@sdsharmapune) September 24, 2021
“Though the video is inspiring and lovable, at the end of the day it is child labour,” study a comment.
Though the video is inspiring and Lovable, at the finish of the day it is Child labour.
Atleast the kids want to be in 16’s to start out jobs. https://t.co/cnsvbV0Xgw
— Ok (@StrictlyAsking) September 23, 2021
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