Update: October 18, 2021 04:37 STI
New Delhi [India]Oct 18 (ANI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has called on the youth to be aware of India’s ancient tradition and culture and uphold the national value of ‘unity in diversity’.
Naidu, speaking at an ‘Alai Balai’ cultural event in Hyderabad, Telangana on Sunday, said India’s pluralistic culture has the power to unite people, reaching across the various social divides of the society.
On this occasion, the Vice President recalled the legacy of freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak who initiated the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations to unite the people during the Swaraj movement.
He called for honoring the legacy of our great leaders and drawing inspiration from their lives to protect India’s pluralistic culture.
Governor of Haryana Bandaru Dattatreya, Governor of Himachal Pradesh Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, Union Minister of Tourism and Culture G Kishan Reddy, Minister of Interior of Telangana Mohammed Mahmood Ali, film actors Pawan Kalyan and Manchu Vishnu, Managing Director of Dr. Reddy Labs GV Prasad, Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Biotech Krishna Ella, Chairman and Founder of Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Dr. Nageshwar Reddy, and others were in attendance . (ANI)