New Delhi: A person has no right to chant “Vande Mataram” if he does not care about cleanliness and disrespects women, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday as he urged people to fight against social evils.
He was welcomed at Vigyan Bhawan with shouts of ‘Vande Mataram’ and ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’. The slogans could also be frequently heard during his speech, which lasted for almost an hour.
Urging people to keep their surroundings clean, Mr Modi told the gathering that people may or may not keep their surroundings clean but nobody had the right to dirty places.
Mr Modi also batted for innovation and promoting skills among the youth. The world evaluates the country where it is today not what it was 5,000 years ago or during the times of Buddha, he said....