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Vice-Prez urges countries to be united to fight terrorism

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

:Urging all the countries to be united to fight terror, Vice PresidentVenkaiah Wednesdaysaid some 'people' were indulging in to weaken the social fabric of the country and the world.

All countriesneedto unitedly fight against the menace of terrorism, he said during theBhagwan Mahaveer Janam Kalyanak Mahotsav, organised here by Jain Seva Sanghon the eve of Mahaveer Jayanthi.

"Peopleshouldpropagate and practice peace as it was a prerequisite for progress. Peaceful co-existence is the need of the hour...

"We have to either change the way we live or prepare to face the inevitable consequences of our actions," he added.

The also said there was a need to give upreckless exploitation of the abundant resources of nature and exercise restraint in the waypeoplelive.

According to him,the life of Bhagwan Mahaveer and the philosophy of Jainism held many crucial lessons for the contemporary worldandsome of the answers to the serious questions ofpresenttimes could be found in the philosophy, principles and teachings of Lord Mahaveer.

said Jainism had contributed greatly to the spiritual development of and helped fortify India's unwavering commitment to the ideals of truth, non-and peace.

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 19:55 IST