New Delhi, January 8, (Scoop News Bureau)-Vice President of India,Mohd Hamid Ansari, on Thursday urged the NCC cadets to protect and promote pluralism in our society which has given a unique, composite national identity that is a source of envy for the rest of the world.
Inaugurating the NCC Republic Day Camp – 2015, he said the National Cadet Corps sets a shining example of national integration and communal harmony. He said every society has fault lines based on
social, economic and political differences and we are no exception.
“We are still facing challenges of poverty and underdevelopment on one hand and communalism, casteism, linguistic and regional chauvinism on the other”, Ansari added.
The Vice President said that the duty of a good citizen is to remain true to the constitutional principles of liberty, equality, fraternity and justice for all.
He complimented the efforts of National Cadet Corps, the largest uniformed organization in grooming the youth of the country and its contribution towards “Nation Building’.
Ansari also mentioned that NCC is and would be in the vanguard of all activities of our youth helping to channelise into a creative force to usher in social changes through spectrum of activities that are a powerful instrument for spreading awareness in society at the grass root level.
He appreciated the impressive turnout of the ‘Guard of Honour’.
The Vice President urged the NCC cadets to avail the best of NCC training and be more responsible and empowered citizens of the country.
A contingent of smartly turned out NCC cadets drawn from all the three wings of Army, Navy and Air Force, presented a “Guard of Honour” to the Vice President on his arrival.
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