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“Everybody Is Proud Of Their Ideology”: PM At JNU Event To Unveil Statue

PM Narendra Modi addresses college students and workers of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi right this moment referred to as for not making ideology are available the best way of nationwide curiosity throughout his handle to Jawaharlal Nehru University after unveiling a statue of Swami Vivekananda on the campus in south Delhi.

“Everybody is proud of their ideology and this is natural. But our ideology should be seen standing with the nation and not against it in matters of national interest,” PM Modi mentioned in a video handle.

He spoke of the battle for independence and the battle towards the Emergency to focus on how individuals with completely different ideological pondering got here collectively for “national interest” however with out compromising their ideologies.

“When the question is about national integrity and interest, then taking a decision under the burden of one’s ideology harms the nation,” PM Modi mentioned. “It is wrong to believe that one will think and act in a certain framework in matters of national interest solely because this is what one’s ideology says,” he mentioned.

Left-backed scholar events have been historically robust in JNU. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s scholar’s wing ABVP has additionally been making an attempt to achieve affect in JNU’s scholar physique.


Small fights between scholar teams have been reported infrequently on the campus, however probably the most severe incident occurred in January this 12 months when masked goons, armed with sticks and stones, barged into the campus and beat up college students and lecturers, spreading chaos and terror.

Left-backed JNU Students’ Union president Aishe Ghosh was injured within the assault. The ABVP had additionally mentioned their members have been brutally attacked by these affiliated to leftist scholar organisations corresponding to Students’ Federation of India, All India Students’ Association, and the Democratic Students Federation.

“Swami Vivekananda wished that training within the nation needs to be such that it supplies self-confidence to people and makes them atmanirbhar (self-reliant) in each method. The new National Education Policy is on the identical traces and has inclusion at its core,” PM Modi mentioned right this moment.

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