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Vice Prez recalls role of ‘Gurus’ including Advani in moulding his life

Vice Prez recalls role of ‘Gurus’ including Advani in moulding his life

New Delhi, July 4(UNI) Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday conveyed gratitude and indebtedness to ‘Gurus’ including BJP patriarch L.K.Advani who shaped his perspectives and life at various stages of his long journey, on the eve of Guru Purnima.

Writing on Facebook, Naidu recalled the mentoring and counseling received from 57 ‘Gurus’ including late Tenneti Viswanatham, a freedom fighter and a leading politician during his early political life and Mr Advani later.

Mr Naidu, who lost his mother when he was fifteen months old, described his grandparents as his first ‘Gurus’ and recalled by name another 55 teachers who influenced him during school, college and university days.

Paying glowing tributes to the role of ‘Guru’ in the holistic development of ‘shishyas’ including character building in the Indian tradition of ‘Guru-Shishya Parampara’, Naidu urged the teachers to impart education with a personal touch in the present era of technology. He stressed that teachers have an important role in nation building through moulding of well rounded individuals imbibed with right kind of values and perspectives.

The Vice President underlined that the Internet can never be a substitute to the ‘Guru’.

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