The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Children should be made responsible citizens. He was interacting with the Children from GD Goenka La’Petite Preschool who came to wish him on the occasion of Independence Day.
The Vice President said that Mother is the first Teacher to a child and they should be taught about Mother, Motherland and Mother tongue. He further said that we should teach them about our traditions and rich cultural heritage. Their education should begin with a good grounding in their mother tongue, he added.
The Vice President advised the teachers to take the responsibility of transforming children into responsible citizens. He further said that Guru plays the most important role in building up the future of our nation by educating children. Technology is also important, but Google can never replace Guru, he added.