Former President Pranab Mukherjee releases collection of selected speeches of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu

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New Delhi: Former president Pranab Mukherjee with Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Union ministers Thawarchand Gehlot and Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore releases the book “Selected Speeches of M Venkaiah Naidu" at a function in Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi, Friday, Feb 15, 2019. (PTI Photo)

New Delhi: Former president Pranab Mukherjee with Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Union ministers Thawarchand Gehlot and Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore releases the book “Selected Speeches of M Venkaiah Naidu” at a function in Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi, Friday, Feb 15, 2019. (PTI Photo)

The former President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee released a compilation of speeches of the Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu, “Selected Speeches: Volume-1” in New Delhi on February 15.

The book comprises of selected speeches delivered by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu at more than 400 meetings since his assumption of office on August 11, 2017. The speeches provide an insight into his vision and perspective on a wide range of issues confronting the nation. During his interactions, the Vice President has been focusing on agriculture, youth and education, science and technology and culture.

 The book contains 92 speeches and is categorized into six broad sections – ‘Functioning of Legislatures’, ‘Nation and Nationalism’, ‘Polity and Governance’, ‘Economic Development’, ‘Media’ and ‘India and the World’.

The Leader of Opposition, Rajya Sabha, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, the Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports and Information & Broadcasting (I/C), Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, the Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha, Shri Harivansh and other dignitaries were present at the occasion.

The Publications Division of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has brought out the book.