SME Times News Bureau | 22 Mar, 2018
President M. Venkaiah Naidu Thursday said that Mahatma Gandhiji’s
Ramrajya will remain incomplete without development of villages and
most of our population lives in villages and it is very important to
pay special attention to their upliftment.
said this while addressing the inaugural session of 106th Bihar Diwas
Celebrations and closing ceremony of Champaran Satyagrah: Centenary
Year, in Patna, Bihar.
Vice President said that Bihar has glorious history in terms of
culture and tradition.
recollected his young days and said that he was extremely impressed
with the ideology of Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan.
further said that Champaran has the special place in the history
because of its association with Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhiji started his
non-violent resistance against unjust rule from the place as a
powerful strategy for the freedom struggle, Satyagraha originated
from the holy land of Bihar, he added.
said that Gandhiji's experiments in Champaran enlightened the whole
nation, One, finding the Truth, second - improving lives of ordinary
people and building trust in public and third - continued efforts to
Vice President said that discrimination based on caste,
untouchability, corruption, oppression of women, the ill effects of
black money, are stigmatizing our society even after 70 years of
further said that apart from this, differences in rural urban states,
socio-economic inequalities are increasing.
Minister Narendra Modi also greeted the people of Bihar on Bihar
to my sisters and brothers of Bihar on Bihar Diwas. Right from
historical times, Bihar’s contribution towards the nation’s
progress is exemplary and invaluable", the
Prime Minister said.