A word from my heart: Venkaiah Naidu
A word from my heart: Venkaiah Naidu

Vijayawada: Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu expressed concern over the objectionable language being used by political leaders to criticise their counterparts. With this,  people are developing a negative attitude and disrespect towards public representatives. He said the unhealthy phenomena is prevailing throughout the country. The Vice president interacted with media at Swarna Bharat Trust near here today.

Stating that these are the `words from my heart’, the Vice President said as per Supreme Court records 4,127 cases including cases with strong criminal nature are pending against public representatives. He said priority should be given for clearing   of such cases within one year.

The vice president said that any leader has a right to change the party but before changing party, he or she should resign for the existing posts. Speakers should also take immediate decision on such cases without pending the issues.

Sri Venkaiah Naidu said there should be consensus among all the countries to hand over the economic offenders to the respective countries. There was a threat to economic sector with the increasing economic  offenders. He said that United Nations Organisation should take initiative in this direction. He said countries should not encourage conquering of neighbouring countries.

Coming  to raining promises of political leaders before elections, he said that the political parties should not resort to false promises and they should be matched with economic condition of particular state or region. He said last minute freebies fro winning elections should not be encouraged.

He said people should concentrate on conduct, character and capacity of the particular candidate before voting for him. He said countries should come to an understanding in exchange of information of bank accounts regarding black money cases.

Sri Venkaiah Naidu said that the governments should focus on inclusive growth. Expressing happiness for laying stone for integrated terminal of Vijayawada air port to be constructed at a cost of RS 611 cr, the Vice President said that connectivity will play major role in economic development of the region. With the development of air cargo facilities, acqua products, mango, chillies and other agricultural products will get export facilities to benefit farmers through value addition to their products.


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