STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Don't Blindly Ape the West, Says Governor

Published: 17th November 2014 06:07 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th November 2014 06:07 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala stressed on the need to follow Indian culture and philosophies instead of blindly aping the West.

He was speaking at an award ceremony organised by Doordarshan in the city on Sunday.

“Blindly following the West will definitely have adverse effects. We must make efforts to protect Indian culture and heritage. India has a high standing across the world and we must not lose our identity. The status of women in the country also needs a fillip,” he said.

On the occasion, Vala conferred the ‘Doordarshan Chandana Award’ to 10 individuals and two organisations for their contributions to society.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp