The Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu today stressed the importance of a holistic, value-based education for the overall development of children and in building a secure future for the nation. He called for shedding the mindset of ‘marks-focussed education’ and to look at education as ‘not mere letters and numbers, but as the learning of culture and values’.
Presenting ‘Sanskar’ award instituted by Aakriti, a cultural organization, to Shri Garikipati Narasimha Rao, eminent Telugu scholar and literary performer (avadhani) in Hyderabad, the Vice President lauded Shri Garikipati for his literary contribution to the Telugu language and for his spiritual teachings.
Marking the occasion of Guru Purnima, Shri Naidu said that in the Indian tradition, ‘guru’ is given the highest regard, and that the relationship between a guru and a ‘sishiya’ is considered the most sacred. The Vice President added that gurus play an invaluable role in our lives and “more than just imparting knowledge, help in moulding character and shaping our future”.
The Vice President paid his respects to his teachers, recollecting their teachings and noting the immense impact they have had on his life. It is important to remember with gratitude one’s teachers who are “given the same status as parents and even God in Indian culture”.
Dr KV Ramanachary, Advisor to the Govt. of Telangana, CMD of FECCI, Shri Achyuta Jagadish Chandra, President of Aakriti, Shri Sudhakar Rao, literary personalities, artists and others were present.
In view of Saddula Bathukamma celebrations at L.B. Stadium, Liberty Junction, and Upper Tank Bund, Hyderabad Traffic Police issued certain traffic restrictions in the city. The events scheduled on Monday will see traffic congestion likely from 3 pm to 9 pm.
On credible information that Abdul Zahed, r/o Malakpet, Hyderabad, who was involved in several terror-related cases in Hyderabad
CLP leader Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka today alleged that economic imbalances were sharply growing in the BJP led NDA government rule in the country.
Union Minister Kishan Reddy today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been developing the nation on the path shown by Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi today.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has reportedly finalized the name of new party as Bharatha Rashtra Samithi (BRS) and has fixed a muhurtam at 1.19 PM on October 5, on the auspicious day of Dasara festival to make an announcement it.