NEW DELHI: Every student must be disciplined and have an outlook for the development of the country, Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu said this while addressing the 31st Convocation of the Kurukshetra University, in Kurukshetra, Haryana on Thursday.
Governor of Haryana, Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki, Minister for Education, Haryana, Ram Bilas Sharma and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.
Naidu said that there is a direct linkage between education and employment and asked students to acquire knowledge and skill to take up new opportunities. He also advised students to “contribute to the nation”. “Education is not just for Employment and it is also for enhancement of knowledge and enlightenment,” he added.
The vice president appreciated the government of Haryana for giving priority to sports and complimented all the winners who have earned medals in recently held commonwealth games. He said, “Democracy allows meaningful debates on all pertaining problems,” and added that “only constructive debate can provide answers”. He further said that protest should be peaceful and “no one has the right to destruct public property”. “Violence cannot be a solution,” he added.