Kanpur: President of India, Ram Nath Kovind today appealed to the youth of the nation that after achieving success in their life they should give back to the society. He said that we should make efforts unitedly to make our nation developed, secure and strong.
Addressing the gathering at the birth centenary celebrations of Chaudhary Harmohan Singh Yadav in Kanpur, Ram Nath Kovind said that the country is celebrating Azadi ka Amrit mahotsav and it’s high time that we remembered our heroes of freedom movement.
President said that it’s our duty to tell felow countrymen about our unsung heros of freedom movement.
He said that Education is the base of development and if someone gets education then he will find the ways of development.
Mr. Kovind said that Teachers and youth have played important role in the development of country and they will continue to play that role in the future also.
Talking about the achievements of Uttar Pradesh, the President said that the state has achieved a lot in the field of education and Kanpur is leading among other places.
Stressing on social harmony the President said that, we should have the feeling of companionship with our fellow citizens.
Ex-MP Chaudhari Harmohan Singh Yadav was an educationist, social worker, freedom fighter and Shaurya Chakra Awardee for his exemplary bravery during 84 anti-Sikh riots in Kanpur. President also met with the family members of Late Chaudhary Harmohan Singh Yadav.
The president is in Kanpur city in Uttar Pradesh on a two day visit to the city. Mr Kovind will grace and address the centenary celebrations of Harcourt Butler Technical University tomorrow.
At Harcourt Butler Technical University, the President will release a coffee table book, University history book, postal stamp, special cover and commemorative coin photo of centenary celebration HBTU.
On the occasion, the president will also Inaugurate 10 buildings including kulpati awas and different hostels for students.
Harcourt Butler Technical University (HBTU) is a premier State Technical University situated at Kanpur.
The HBTU was named after Sir Spencer Harcourt Butler, Governor of the United Provinces in British India and is one of the oldest engineering institutes in the country.