Vice President urged to integrate Indian Art and Culture into the education
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu stressed the need for integrating Indian Art and Culture into our education system. The Vice President was present in a program organized by the Legends of India to confer Lifetime Achievement Awards to Painter and Sculptor, Shri Satish Gujral, renowned Violinist, Shri T.N. Krishnan and Theatre personality and Shri Ratan Thiyam.
The Vice President said that culture plays a vital role in improving the quality of our lives and has a direct impact on every facet of our life. He added the Sanskrit word for culture in ‘Sanskriti’ signifying a special creation and a transformative experience.
The Vice President said that refinement, sublimation and the ability to see ‘extraordinariness’ in ‘ordinariness’ is at the root of art. We need to preserve this ability that brings a creative and artistic touch to our lives through music, dance, theater, sculpture and other arts, he added.
The Vice President stated that the younger generation must be made aware of the importance of creative Indian Art and Culture and to be made sensitive to what is aesthetically good. He said that the Governments at the Centre and in various States are promoting culture and different art forms and urged the private sector to contribute to propagating India’s culture, heritage, and various art forms.
The Vice President said the core philosophy of our nation is Share and Care. Environmental peace is a prerequisite for the development of the nation and we should Love and Live with Nature, he added.
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Excerpt: The Vice President of India urged to integrate Indian Art and Culture into the education system to promote the importance of creative art forms and culture.
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