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Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

Founder of Isha Foundation, Padma Vibushan Jaggi Vasudev today said people should have strong sense of "belonging, identity and pride of the nation."

Presenting a talk on 'Making of the Nation' at Raj Nivas here, he said the profound sense of "seeking within ourselves was the chief highlight of our country."

Recalling the uniqueness of as being "a vibrant economy with structured economic approaches", Vasudev said the country had indisputably made great development in infrastructure sectors.

"But you build great nations only when you produce great people and the basic nourishment of the people should also be taken care of," he said.

The spiritual leader said, "People should have strong sense of belonging, identity and pride of the nation. People's capability, intelligence and competence should be liberated and should not be controlled. The system and process should be designed for the growth of the nation."

Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi said she was Sadhguru's "devotee and student."

Development Commissioner Narendra Kumar, Director General of Police S K Gautam, secretaries and delegates of Traders Federation, academics and leaders of various organisations were among those present.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 00:32 IST