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For us, the Constitution is the national religion: K’taka Guv in his address to the legislature
Bangalore: Karnataka Governor Taavarchand Gehlot, while addressing a joint session of the state legislature on Monday, said the Constitution is the national religion.
The governor said, “According to our constitution, there are restrictions on the use of representatives of religion and caste in elections. We must ensure that all our actions and activities are in accordance with the Constitution. We must all stand firm and defend that constitutional institutions are not undermined or misused for any reason. For us, the Constitution is a national religion. We must make a firm promise that if we protect the Constitution, the Constitution will protect us.
“The government realized that it is necessary to correct the deficiencies in the field of education and to reconstruct it based on the requirements of the times. The state education policy shows the new direction of the country in this regard,” he said.
The governor further said, “The survival and development of Kannada language is a matter of life and death for us. We do not tolerate attacks on our language and culture. My government is committed at all costs to preserve and develop our mother tongue and the culture of Karnataka supported by Basavanna, Kuvempu. The Comprehensive Development of Kannada Language Act – 2022 is framed for holistic development of Kannada language and it will be implemented soon.
“Development in which wealth is concentrated in a few individuals cannot be called development. Therefore, the government has decided to develop economic development in such a way that the poor part of the population joins the general economic development and the fruits of economic development are naturally open to everyone. Warranty schemes are just the beginning.
“New innovations in technology occupy all aspects of people’s lives and create new opportunities. We are developing a new education policy in order to use these opportunities and inculcate our youth in entrepreneurship. Karnataka’s state education policy opens up new opportunities for providing education to meet the present and future needs with the educational progress achieved by the state,” he said.
According to the governor, more than 77 thousand rupees have been invested in the state in these eight months. “By the end of January, I can proudly say that the growth rate of tax collections in our country is the first in our country,” he said.