Home » Education » People have every right to protest, but no place for violence in a democracy’: Vice President

People have every right to protest, but no place for violence in a democracy’: Vice President

Newdelhi:17/6/22:The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today said that people have every right to protest, but there is no place for violence in a democracy. ‘Damaging public property would be harming the nation’s interests, he said and called upon people to shun extremist tendencies.

Interacting with a group of students from Jawaharlal Nehru University at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas, Shri Naidu called upon the people to protect the nation’s unity, sovereignty, and integrity, and said that ‘hatred and intolerance are not part of Indian culture’. The Vice President reiterated that India is the largest thriving parliamentary democracy and follows the principle of ‘Sarva Dharma Sambhava’. He said that the colonial rulers tried to create an inferiority complex among Indians and urged students to take pride in India’s glorious civilization.

Vice President interacts with students from Jawaharlal Nehru University

Replying to a variety of questions from the students, the Vice President said that to be successful in life, it is important to aim high, work hard, and remain committed to achieving one’s goals. He advised the students to read about the lives and teachings of our great leaders and emulate their qualities to achieve success.

The Vice President wanted the students to protect and promote their mother tongue while acquiring proficiency in as many languages as possible. He advised the students to adopt healthy food practices and undertake regular exercise

About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
x

Check Also

Odisha-born IPS officer Basant Kumar Rath has tendered his resignation to enter in politics

Jammu and Kashmir: 26/6/22:Odisha-born IPS officer Basant Kumar Rath has tendered his resignation to the Jammu and Kashmir Government citing ‘his enthusiasm in politics’. Taking to his social media handles, ...