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Stop aping others, embrace Indian culture: Kailash Satyarthi

By The Statesman

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Thursday urged the Indian youth to embrace their national culture and stop aping others.

Reflecting on the RSS’ agenda during their annual Vijayadashmi event marking the organisation’s foundation day, Satyarthi said: “Though hundreds of years of oppressive colonial rule could not kill India’s soul, it certainly left scars of inferiority in our mind and a deep sense of mental slavery that we have still not been able to tide over.”

“This inferiority complex conspicuously reflects in the ever increasing sense of contempt towards our language, tradition, culture, costume, food and education…,” said the child rights activist who was the chief guest at the Reshimbaug function.

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