VARUN GANDHI AT AJEENKYA D Y PATIL UNIVERSITY
Pune saw Lok Sabha MP Varun Gandhi interact with students from the Ajeenkya DY Patil University, Lohegaon, as a part of ‘Learn from the Masters’ lecture series. The function was presided over by Dr Ajeenkya DY Patil, President, Ajeenkya DY Patil University. While speaking, Varun Gandhi stated that success does not necessarily mean only making money and having cars, and added that money is like a tree; a storm can destroy it. He said, “What remains is the goodwill and blessings of the people. Youth need to get their vision together and work not as volunteers but partners in the nation building process so as to effect a change in the society.” He further added that, “We are in a society with lot of disparities. Some are fortunate while others have an uphill struggle for mere survival.” He spoke about the need to initiate debates in Parliament through the petition system and also optimum use of RTI, social media and citizen journalism to make voices heard. After his lecture, there was an engaging interaction with students. Dr EB Khedkar (Vice Chancellor, Ajeenkya D Y Patil University) welcomed the guests, while Hrridaysh Deshpande (Director, Ajeenkya D Y Patil University) proposed the vote of thanks.