New Delhi: At the 98th convocation ceremony of Delhi University, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday claimed that India is the “only country” in the world which has never attacked nor grabbed an inch of land of other countries. During his address as the chief guest of the function, Rajnath said that India’s power is for the welfare of the world and not to scare anyone. During the convocation, 1,73,443 students were awarded digital degrees.
Rajnath said, “Our dream is to make India a Jagat Guru. We want to make the country powerful, prosperous, knowledgeable and valuable. India is the only country that has never attacked or occupied an inch of land of any other country.
According to the Defense Minister, now the world also believes that India was once a world leader in many fields including knowledge and science. He said that there are many so-called progressives who raise questions including tarnishing the cultural excellence of the country. The Defense Minister said that in this nectar of independence, when the country is celebrating 75 years of independence, we should remember the great tradition of equality, harmony and knowledge and a conspiracy to remove the poison that has been engulfed inside us. should try.
He cited the names of ancient sages, scientists and scholars to say that India was a pioneer in the field of science, but many were unaware of this due to centuries of slavery. He said that the concept of ‘zero’ was given by India, Sridharacharya gave the quadratic equation, the Pythagorean theorem was given by Bodhayana 300 years before Pythagoras. He further told that surgery was done in this country before Jesus Christ, before Copernicus Aryabhata had explained the shape of the earth and told that it rotates on its axis.
Talking about the spiritual power of the country, the Defense Minister said that people like Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg also went to Neem Karoli Baba in Kanchi Dham near Nainital for peace in times of trouble. He called upon the youth to take a pledge to refrain from indulging in any activity against the interests of the country. Citing the names of convicted terrorists Afzal Guru, Yakub Memon and the attackers of the US-based Twin Towers, he said there is a misconception that the cause of terrorism is poverty and lack of education.
Singh also presented 197 medals to the students during the programme. A record number of people were awarded 802 doctoral degrees. Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Singh, who presided over this program, told that the university is going to complete 100 years on May 1 this year.