Discipline is the process of training oneself in obedience, self-control, skill etc. Discipline is the basis of the whole universe. There would be utter chaos without discipline. Discipline should be inculcated from a very young age. Talents blossom in a disciplined person. Discipline is important in all the spheres of life like educational institutions, family, military departments, social and political life of a nation, games and sports etc. absence of it can lead to failure, defeat and backwardness. All should live in harmony, co-operation, doing the duties with devotion and dedication and maintaining self-discipline. This will bring progress and prosperity in the nation.
Nature provides the best example of discipline in life. In nature all the planets move in their orbit; the seasons change in accordance with a set order, day and night follow each other at regular intervals, Man must take lessons from Nature. Our life should be punctuated with discipline. It is in this sense that K. Santhanam defined National Integrity as the conscientious and faithful performance of duties and obligations by every section of the people,