“In 1947 the foreign rule came to an end in India. However the shadows of them still persists. We have a specific identity in the world because of the diverse and endemic tradition, culture, flora-fauna and the people (Jan, Jangal, Janwar and Jameen) who live of this land. Though have political freedom, several social sectors still needs reforms, progress and upliftment. Each citizen should think of contributing his best to the society. To recall this social responsibility, we citizens celebrate Independence day each year” Bhagwat added.
Mohan Bhagwat also remembered Swami Vivekananda during his speech, said “Swami Vivekananda neither has political power nor had economic richness. But because of his contribution to the society, we still remember him. Thousands of freedom fighters were inspired by the life and thoughts of Swami Vivekananda. In achieving the freedom, Vivekananda has an inspiring role. Society still needs such great personalities who can inspire young generation, to achieve complete freedom in all sectors where we still lagging. ”
Veteran Sangh Ideologue, President of Rashtrotthana Parishat Dr SR Ramaswamy presided over the Independence day celebration.
Senior RSS Functionaries Mai Cha Jayadev, Mangesh Bhende, Kru Narahari, V Nagaraj, Da Ma Ravindra, Chandrashekar Bhandary, Mukunda were present during the Independence day program.