Youth asked to shun TV, computer


CBI former Joint Director V.V. Lakshminarayana exhorted the youth to wean themselves away from the idiot box and computer to have some spare time for good things such as reading books, which are the best source of information and knowledge. “Social networking is consuming most of our productive energy and what it gives back is of little significance”, he observed.

Participating as chief guest in a meeting held as part of the 25th Vijayawada Book Festival (VBF) here on Saturday, Mr. Lakshminarayana said the young generation was excessively dependent on Internet and other gadgets for information being ignorant of the treasure of knowledge they could gain from books.

“There are many ordinary people who became great by learning valuable things from books, which showed them their path to fame”, he said and asserted that books had played an important role in his life.

He also expressed gratitude to his teachers for instilling in him the discipline and passion for hard work which are prerequisites for success in any field.

Earlier, former headmaster of Srisailam Project High School A. Satyanarayana said he was proud to have students like Mr. Lakshminarayana, who brought fame to their school by reaching the heights of their careers. “Having done our duties, we cannot take the entire credit for what our students achieved. Many of them settled in high positions due to sheer determination and single-minded pursuit of their goals”, the teacher said in an emotional tone.

Journalist Turlapati Kutumba Rao, Vijayawada Book Festival Society office-bearers D. Ashok Kumar, S. Rama Rao, B. Babjee, R. Rama Swamy, M.V. Narayana and others were present.

Later, Mr. Lakshminarayana was surrounded by a large number of students who vied with one another to take his autograph, before he left to go around the book stalls.

 

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