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Happy Republic Day! - The duty of parents on this day

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  1. srinivasan_vanaja

    srinivasan_vanaja Gold IL'ite

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    Dear Ilites,

    I am writing this snippet after watching the wonderful Republic Day Event telecast in Doordarshan this morning. I felt that I should share this thought of mine without any delay.

    As parents you have a duty to be performed this day! It is just once a year and I hope there won't be any qualms about it.

    All parents, please make your children watch the Indian Parade either taking them directly to see if you stay nearby or in Television. This is will imbibe
    patriotism in their minds from this young age and they also get to know
    the Indian culture and heritage that the event showcases. You will be
    surprised to know the kind of defense aids that we have for our beloved
    country during this event. All parents make it a point you make the
    young generation watch such events, if it not this year...next
    year.....and year after year. Not to miss, even your patriotism gets its escalation.

    It was a soulful moment to watch father of Shri KLVSSHNV Prasad Babu
    (Andhra Pradesh) who sacrificed his life for the country receiving the
    Ashok Chakra Award. Mother of Prasad Babu though was proud to receive
    the award could not hide her tears when her son's brave incident was
    narrated.  The country is proud to have such sincere citizens! What else
    to say! Here is the link for Ashok Chakra honor:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Esv1BCJV16k

    The camera focused the related personalities when the state-wise performances were going on in front of the President dais. Involuntarily their faces and limbs showed their affinity for their states. You just cannot escape from this feeling.

    You could see a proud face in him, when the Hon'ble President received all the honors of the defense forces and cheery face when the cultural events were performed.

    Patriotism is a great feeling and only this feeling keeps saving our nation whenever there is crisis, miss-happenings, disaster and danger. Love is unconditional and as everyone knows you cannot hide it. The same way Patriotism (love towards your country) cannot be hidden. It just comes out when there is a need and unites us all! Jai Hind!

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  2. PushpavalliSrinivasan

    PushpavalliSrinivasan IL Hall of Fame

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    Dear Vanaja,
    I have also watched the Republic day celebrations today. I really felt very emotional when I saw the people who shed their lives for saving others. It was very touching.

    On the other hand It is sad to see our politicians vying with each other announcing freebies during every election to capture votes.

    I remembered John F. Kennedy's inaugural address after he became president. I quote his words: "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country."

    Our children should be taught to stand on their own feet.
    People should fight against corruption. They should make a vow not to give or take bribe. Each one should exercise their voting right and show the door to corrupt politicians.

    This way we can show our patriotism.
    PS
     
  3. srinivasan_vanaja

    srinivasan_vanaja Gold IL'ite

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    Dear PS,

    Thank you for reading the post. The younger generation has the power to change the nation and as you said to show the doors to the corrupt politicians. But they need guidance and support and it should start from the home first. That is why I pointed out the duty of parents on such days. We can sow the seeds and make the growing land fertile. Rest all lie in their hands!
     
  4. kanaka Raghavan

    kanaka Raghavan IL Hall of Fame

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    True,When I was in school we never used to miss our parades in school for both REPUBLIC DAY and Independence day.It was a proud moment for us.We use to be a part and parcel of the event.But now a days it is the TINSEL world takes over the idiot box when such a day comes.Yesterday I was surprised to see my friend's daughter at home,I asked her whether she went for her school day parade she said NO NO it is such a bore ,who will go?I was taken aback such is the thinking of our future gen.........
     
  5. Arunarc

    Arunarc Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    Dear Vanaja
    Nice to see you after a long time with such a lovely snippet.
    Yes I too watch this Prasad Babu's award ceremony, I almost had tears in my eyes when I saw his mom crying. It is so painful moment for the parent to lose they kid.
     

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