President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday told a visiting group of law students to "uphold the constitution" and "protect fundamental rights of the people under all circumstances," a statement by the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.
The President, Vice President and the Lok Sabha Speaker have greeted people for the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi on Friday and sought Lord Ganesha's blessings to overcome obstacles in the path of development in India.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said neither the Constitution nor the basic principles of statecraft can remain rigid and stagnant in a vibrant democracy. Mukherjee was addressing a group of LLB students of Hooghly Mohsin College of West Bengal who had called on him at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday arrived here after her three-day visit to strategically-important Vietnam where she met with the country's top leadership and vowed to deepen bilateral ties.
President Pranab Mukherjee has called upon IITs to play a pivotal role in India`s endeavour to develop newer, cutting edge technologies and utilise them to create in-house technology solutions for domestic requirements.