New Delhi: Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu is being given farewell in the Upper House on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi appeared emotional while speaking in the farewell speech in Rajya Sabha. PM Modi said that today we are all here to thank the Chairman of Rajya Sabha and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu at the end of his tenure. This is a very emotional moment for this House. Many historical moments of the meeting are associated with your august presence.
Addressing Naidu, PM Modi said that your one-liners are wit-liners. They are also win-liners. This means that nothing more needs to be said after those lines. Your every word is heard and liked. They never have a counter in the house.
PM Modi said Naidu always worked for the youth
PM Modi has described Vice President Naidu as an inspiration to the youth and parliamentarians. He said that people can learn a lot from him about society, country and democracy. Giving farewell to Rajya Sabha Chairman Naidu in the Upper House, the Prime Minister said that he is such a Vice President of the country, who in all his roles always worked for the youth. At the same time, in the House also, he always encouraged and encouraged young MPs.
Appreciating Naidu’s tenure, PM Modi said that there was an increase in the functioning of the House during this period. He said, ‘Wishing you the very best for the future while accepting the loan of what you have done for the country and for the House. Even though the responsibility of giving leadership to this house is being fulfilled, but the benefit of his experience will continue to benefit the country in future. Along with this, many public life activists like us will also continue to get it.
The leadership of the country in the hands of the new era: PM Modi
The Prime Minister said that today the country is starting a new journey of its next 25 years in the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence, when the country’s leadership is also in the hands of a ‘new era’. He said, ‘This time we are celebrating such a 15th August, when the President, Vice President, Prime Minister, Lok Sabha Speaker, all the people of the country are born in independent India and all of them come from ordinary background. I think it has a significance.’
Naidu did not consider any work a burden: Modi
Modi said Naidu discharged his duties as Vice President and Speaker of the House with dignity and integrity and worked diligently in different responsibilities. He said, ‘You never considered any work as a burden. You have tried to breathe new life into every work.’
Modi said – youth can learn a lot from Naidu
The PM said that Naidu is such a Vice President of the country, who has always worked for the youth in all his roles. He said, ‘We have seen your passion and dedication continuously. I would like to tell every honorable MP and every youth of the country that they can learn a lot from you about society, country and democracy.
The tenure of the current Vice President and Chairman of Rajya Sabha Venkaiah Naidu is ending on August 10. Sources said that there will be no sitting of the House on Tuesday and Thursday due to Muharram and Raksha Bandhan. Another farewell ceremony for Naidu will be organized by all the members of the House at GMC Balayogi Auditorium on Monday evening. Sources said the prime minister will present a memento to Naidu while the deputy chairman of the Rajya Sabha will deliver a farewell speech. During this a publication related to Naidu’s tenure as Vice President and Chairman of Rajya Sabha will be released by the Prime Minister. After this, dinner will be organized.
Let us tell you that a day after he was declared elected as the 14th Vice President, Dhankhar had met the current Vice President Naidu on Sunday. Dhankhar and his wife Sudesh were received by Naidu and his wife Usha Naidu at the Vice-President’s residence. During this Venkaiah Naidu presented ‘Anga Vastra’ to his successor. Sources said their meeting lasted over 30 minutes and later Naidu along with Dhankhar visited the residence and the secretariat.