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“The ca­pac­ity for com­pas­sion and em­pa­thy is the true foun­da­tion of our civil­i­sa­tion. But ev­ery day we see in­creased vi­o­lence around us. At the heart of this vi­o­lence is dark­ness, fear and mis­trust. We must free our pub­lic dis­course from all forms of vi­ole

India Today - - UPFRONT -

Out­go­ing pres­i­dent PRANAB MUKHER­JEE gave his fi­nal ad­dress to the na­tion on July 24. He took the op­por­tu­nity, hav­ing been praised by the prime min­is­ter for his abil­ity to be non-par­ti­san, to make his po­si­tion clear on an is­sue that has caused chaos in the cur­rent ses­sion of Par­lia­ment.

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