Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi attended a farewell function for the Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu at GMC Balayogi Auditorium in New Delhi on August 8, 2022 and a chronicle of Shri Naidu from 2017 to 2022 titled ‘Interacting-Involving-Inspiring’ was also released by the Prime Minister..
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister pointed out the quality of Shri Venkaiah Naidu of always staying active and engaged, a quality that will always keep him connected with the activities of public life. Shri Modi recalled his long association with Shri Venkiah Naidu and remembered Shri Naidu’s preference for Rural Development as portfolio when he was to be picked up as a Minister in the Vajpayee government. A portfolio that he served with distinction, he said.
The Prime Minister also appreciated Shri Naidu’s quest to empower and enhance the capabilities of the House, members, and the Committees. Shri Modi said it is important that we should always try to fulfil the expectations that he has from all the Parliamentarians.