Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu today called for concerted efforts to eradicate poverty, illiteracy, corruption and other social evils like gender discrimination as part of building an economically stronger India. In a Facebook post on the occasion of the launch of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’- by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Vice President said that this was a defining moment in our national journey and an opportunity to recollect the legacy bequeathed to us by the Mahatma and the countless freedom fighters.
Referring to the padayatra which commenced today from Sabarmati to Dandi over 25 days, the Vice President said that it is a befitting celebration of India’s hard-earned Independence and marks a unique way of mapping the nation’s eventful journey since Independence.
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