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Prez stresses moral challenges

President Pranab Mukherjee exhorted varsities to meet the requirements of moral challenges faced by society amid rising crimes against women.
In his speech at the Convocation ceremony of Assam University in Silchar, Mukherjee expressed serious concerns over the inadequacies in the education sector.
According to the President,“it underscores the need for society to introspect and find ways to arrest the moral decline."

He said,” "if our country has to continue on its path of higher growth, then the relentless pursuit of higher educational standards is an indispensable requirement for its achievement."

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