An Ideal Citizen
A nation is made great not by gold but by its citizens. An ideal citizen is a strength and wealth of his nation. He is ideal in every respect. His first and foremost quality is his love for the country. He keeps the interests of the country above all other interests. He is ready to make any sacrifice for the sake of his country.
An ideal citizen is a law-abiding citizen. He is fully conscious of his rights and duties. He knows that rights and duties go side by side. He keeps his record straight and pays his taxes well in time. He hates moral and social evils. He helps the government to do away with these evils. He upholds the dignity of the country.
An ideal citizen has a liberal outlook on life. For him there is no difference between anybody. High and low, rich and poor, all are equal for him. He never quarrels in the name of religion and language. He believes in the brotherhood of man and fatherhood of God. He has endless fund of tolerance in him. The motto of his life is to live and let live.
An ideal citizen is a great humanist. He is not narrow minded. He aims at improving the lot of humanity. He knows that man’s life is full of sufferings. He spends most of his time and money in relieving others of their miseries. He believes in the self-less service of mankind. For him, love of mankind is love of God. His life is a saga of acts of kindness. Our country requires us to become ideal citizens.