A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone if it is to keep its edge. That is why I read so much – Tyrion Lannister
Reading is viewed as an imperative expertise for achievement in life as it advances comprehension and keeps one’s mind dynamic, innovative and developing. Reading propensity makes a deep rooted effect on a man, who has reading propensity is said to be more learned and positive thinker.
In the present period we can see a gigantic lacking of reading propensity in our youngsters, they’ve turned out to be more thought towards new innovation as opposed to reading books.
There’s an immense improvement in innovation and electronic media and that is even an awesome thing for Pakistan that we are really raising effortlessly for ourselves yet this upgrade is likewise exhibiting our kids, they simply utilize electronic recreations, motion pictures and so forth.
Aside from that, it is extremely disastrous that today lion’s share of schools, universities and colleges in Pakistan additionally don’t center on urging their understudies to read. Understudies, especially from proficient schools, play out the entirety of their scholastic exercises in view of web and PCs. In schools and universities, educators essentially likewise don’t understand the need of enhancing reading abilities and propensities for their understudies, because of which understudies do not have the enthusiasm of reading. Educators must guarantee viable means through which the reading propensities for their understudies can be handled and can be made strides.
Just like educators, guardians likewise assume a noteworthy contributing part in without the enthusiasm of reading among the present age. Absence of guardians’ worry towards the contemplating propensities for their kids turns out to be a noteworthy difficulty. These days, guardians are so much occupied in their lives that they don’t get enough time to focus on what their youngster is considering in school. Concentrating further on tyke’s reading propensities involves later discussion. In this manner, the absence of support from guardians, kids at display don’t understand the centrality of reading and are seldom discovered inspired to read.
This unfortunate change is actually coming in Pakistan rapidly and the causes are in front of us. Perhaps what is more perturbing that we are continuously busy somewhere else. As the world celebrated the WORLD BOOK DAY on 23rd April, it should be a question of deep concern that what are we doing on that day and why the reading habits are on the decline among our children. Even parents should get engage in these kinds of activities as Children don’t hear them, they imitate their parents.
Pakistan is a Muslim state and the main verse of Holy Quran says “IQRA” signifying “To Read” and accordingly, the significance of reading can’t be denied. As is commonly said, “Reading is Power” and to release this power today, it is very vital that we join all the significant ICT gadgets that we have in reading to urge individuals in Pakistan to read. In the event that we truly need to expand the academics ability of the general population of Pakistan, it is imperative that we bring our kin towards reading. Government additionally needs to assume liability to guarantee essential offices for individuals with the goal that they can build up the reading propensities.
Reading even enhances knowledge and vocabulary, it makes feasible for you to sit among educated people and become a part of negotiation. Reading also changes reader’s mood, even it makes your mind broader.
In the end I would like to say that our education system has to be transformed and the interest of reading should be increased in our children. We should pay attention on the wording of Thomas Carlyle, “What we become is actually depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The best college of all is an accumulation of books”. We should think and realize that whatever we read in our course books are for our good mark that’s all but in reality the successor is the one who reads beyond their course books and become a habitual of reading. So just start reading and make our society an intellectual one.