P.P. Sarasanghachalak Mohanji’s Speech Raksha Bandhan at Ravindra Mandap,Bhubaneswar
Rakhi symbolises the bond of love, protection and brotherhood- Mohan Rao Bhagwat
BHUBANESWAR-(VSK) 10th August-Sj. Mohan Rao Bhagwat Parama Pujaniya Sara Sanghachalak , : Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh addressing the function organised by Sanskruti Surakshya Samiti (SSS)at Ravindra Mandap,Bhubaneswar on Sunday said the festival of Raksha Bandhan is not just to celebrate the relationship between a brother and sister but also strengthens family values.
The significance of Rakhi goes beyond the bounds of family and symbolises the bond of love, protection and brotherhood. “It is not about individual security. It inspires us to fulfil our responsibilities towards the society, protect our culture and tradition and promote an atmosphere of universal brotherhood paving the way for global peace and prosperity.”
Stating that Raksha Bandhan has national significance, celebrating the festival is one of the way to protect Hindu culture and live the values enshrined in it.
The first step to progress is security. The country needs food, water, land, economic growth and above all, border security. Laxity in any of these areas will endanger national security and it is the responsibility of the people to ensure that economic development does not affect its culture as found in Western countries.About the change of government at the Centre, he said the credit goes to the people and not to any party or individual.The pople wanted a Change and they got be government they deserve.
Among others, Economics Professor of Utkal University Kumarbar Das and president of Sanskruti Surakshya Samiti Sanjit Panda also spoke.