Vice President Venkaiah Naidu calls for building 'peaceful nation where a billion plus dreams find expression'

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu greeted the people of the nation on the eve of Independence Day

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday greeted the people on the eve of 74th Independence Day of the country and called for building a “peaceful nation where a billion plus dreams find expression and fulfillment”.

“I convey my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the joyous occasion of our Independence Day… I pay my tributes to those freedom fighters who made countless sacrifices to build an independent nation and to secure a bright future for it.

“Let us also remember with gratitude the martyred heroes of our struggle for independence who laid down their lives for the cause of freedom,” Naidu said in his message to the nation on the eve of Indpendence Day.

The vice president, in his message, called upon the people to build an India the patriots aspired for.

“The most meaningful tribute we can pay to these patriots is to build an India they aspired for. On this Independence Day, let us renew our commitment towards building a united, strong, prosperous, inclusive and peaceful nation where a billion plus dreams find expression and fulfillment,” Naidu said.

“May this Independence Day bring amity, harmony and prosperity in our country,” he added.

First Published:Aug. 14, 2020, 5:50 p.m.