Spiritual strength must for character building: Assam CM

Spiritual strength must for character building: Assam CM

India Blooms News Service | 22 Oct 2016
Guwahati, Oct 22 (IBNS) : Saying that the youth must be spiritually inclined, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said that a strong moral character of a person gives him the strength to carry out his duties towards society with dedication and commitment.

Speaking at the Jeewan Vigyan (Science of Living) programme organized by Jeewan Vigyan Academy, Ladnun, Rajasthan in the city on Saturday, the Assam CM said that the Terapanth Jain community under the guidance of Acharyashri Mahashraman has inspired harmony among different communities through the teachings of non- violence and simple honest living.


Jeewan Vigyan is regular curriculum for schools and higher education institutions for instilling the essence of a value based living among the students.

The character building of the next generation is the prime objective of the programme which seeks to contribute to the process of man making for nation building.

Reiterating that the youth must be inspired to develop their spiritual side Sonowal said that in today’s world of materialism and moral degradation the society needs a morally strong generation that would give impetus to development and make it sustainable.

“The discipline required to build a strong moral character is imparted through the teachings of Terapanth Jain community and all people must look to imbibe the same,” Sonowal said.   

Minister for Culture Naba Kumar Doley, MLAs Ashok Singhi and Ashok Singhal were present on the occasion among others.   

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)

Spiritual strength must for character building: Assam CM

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