On this occasion, Vice President recalled Swami Vivekananda. He said that Hinduism is a way of life.
Vice President said that India is one such country which has practically accepted all religions and once upon a time, India was regarded as Vishwa Guru.
Vice President said that even today, we believe in taking all together as part of our culture and civilization.
Vice President said that Indian culture respects women and so our rivers are named after women and our country is called motherland and not a fatherland.
Venkaiah Naidu said that reforms are part of our culture and we are embracing reforms in economic, social as well as other areas.