Puttur, Jan 8, 2015 : Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala has said that inclusion of Indian cultural aspects in education is welcome as it can pass on to the next generation the rich heritage of the land.
Speaking after inaugurating the centenary celebrations of Vivekananda Degree and PU College on January 7, Wednesday, he also pointed out that some critics are of the view that inclusion of Indian culture in education was considered as saffronisation. But the work will be carried ahead, he reiterated.
He also was appreciative of the services of Vivekananda institutions in the field of education and said the students from this institution have spread its fame far and wide.
A special postal envelope brought out to commemorate the centenary celebrations of the college was released by Chief Postmaster General of Karnataka zone M S Ramanujan. The college souvenir ‘Suvarna Viveke’ was released by Nalin Kumar Kateel, Dakshina Kannada MP.
Shakuntala Shetty, Puttur MLA,Urimajalu Rama Bhat, former MLA and Founder Convenor of Vivekananda Vidyavardhaka Sangha, Jeevandas, Principal of Vivekananda PU College and several others were present.