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NEW DELHI: Stressing the need for scientific and technological outlook among people, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said that India will continue to bring moral force on the global stage.

Published: 25th January 2012 10:17 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:21 PM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI: Stressing the need for scientific and technological outlook among people, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said that India will continue to bring moral force on the global stage.

"We want a scientific and technological outlook in our people," Patil said in her address to the nation on the eve of the 63rd Republic Day.

"We also look towards India as a country which will continue to bring moral force on to the global stage. I believe that there is a unity behind this vision of India," she added.

"How should we proceed to build our nation and its people? I believe that the answer lies in our age-old values, the ideals of our freedom movement, the principles of our Constitution, as also in our unity, a positive attitude and our aspiration to grow."

The president said that "we look at building our country, as one whose economy demonstrates a robustness to grow, so that we can become a developed nation."



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