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After receiving Padma Bhushan, Ghulam Nabi Azad says he hopes to eradicate religion- and caste-based politics

After receiving Padma Bhushan, Ghulam Nabi Azad says he hopes to eradicate religion- and caste-based politics

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After being conferred the Padma Bhushan award within the discipline of public affairs, senior Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad mentioned he hoped to eradicate religion- and caste-based politics which had been widespread within the nation.

Talking solely to ANI, Azad mentioned, “I had talked in regards to the accountability of political events beforehand additionally with the identical sense of service. I’m influenced by Mahatma Gandhi and I comply with Gandhi’s concepts from my youth.”

“Gandhi ji is now no extra however his rules didn’t fade away. The politics of casteism, hatred and faith is widespread within the nation. I don’t blame anybody celebration specifically. All of the events are doing it. Some events are doing an excessive amount of of it, some events are doing much less. However all of the events carry ahead this type of politics. Typically, I really feel that by coming into politics, I’m not capable of do what will be executed by leaving politics. I wish to eradicate faith and caste politics,” he mentioned.

The Congress chief burdened that no celebration is making an attempt to finish the politics of caste and faith. “This illness is rising in each election, be it a nationwide or a regional celebration. If events don’t work on their primary rules, elections will proceed to be held within the nation within the identify of faith and caste,” he mentioned.

Slamming those that opposed the transfer to award Azad with a Padma Bhushan, he mentioned, “Many individuals make feedback. Critics should not conscious of anybody’s historical past, nor do they know who’re already working within the celebration and what are their contributions. Individuals have no idea in regards to the historical past of leaders. Such folks solely touch upon getting the award.”

Sources near ANI immediately knowledgeable that Gandhis (Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra) skipped the Padma awards whereby award was conferred on Azad. In August 2019, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and CCP chairperson Sonia Gandhi had additionally skipped the ceremony whereby former President Pranab Mukherjee was conferred with Bharat Ratna.

Senior Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday acquired the Padma Bhushan award within the discipline of Public Affairs. He acquired the award from President Ram Nath Kovind immediately.

Padma Awards, one of many highest civilian Awards of the nation, are conferred in three classes, particularly, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

The Awards are given in numerous disciplines/ fields of actions, viz.- artwork, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, commerce and business, drugs, literature and schooling, sports activities, civil service, and so forth. ‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for distinctive and distinguished service; ‘Padma Bhushan’ for distinguished service of excessive order and ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any discipline. The awards are introduced on the event of Republic Day yearly.

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