Visakhapatnam: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has urged the country's youth to be inspired by the sacrifices of the country's freedom fighters and strive for a harmonious and inclusive society. He stated that the true tribute to our freedom fighters' sacrifices is to build a society free of all forms of discrimination.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu stressed the importance of girls' education on Friday, saying that women's empowerment is critical for faster national progress. In Visakhapatnam, Naidu launched a book about Umar Alisha, the former pontiff of Sri Viswa Vignana Vidya Adhyatmika Peetham, and his parliamentary debates. He also said, "Women's empowerment is essential for accelerated national progress. He emphasised the importance of a girl's education for the individual, family, and nation's economic prosperity.
Vice President also praised Alisha for his contributions during the independence struggle. Alisha's efforts in the literary and social sectors, as well as for women's empowerment, were noted by Naidu, who described him as a humanist. In response to Umar Alisha's spiritual outlook, the Vice President stated that religious and spiritual leaders should spread the message of "service" to the general public. "It should be communicated to the people that spirituality and service are not mutually exclusive, and that they are primarily concerned with social welfare," he added.