RSS chief stresses on moral education

"People have become selfish and self-centred after attaining prosperity accompanied by material success... New-found streak of selfishment has taken the people to such a level where there could be found no difference between them and animals," he said in a speech after inaugurating 12th standard Saraswati Vidya Mandir building in Tewagha locality in Kishanganj town.

Education is supposed to guide an individual to become a better person and his goal should be to help others and build a better society, Bhagwat said. He also asked the people to put on a thinking cap to develop a better perspective of life than individual success otherwise there will be no difference between them and animals.
"It's the duty of a person to undertake education in such a manner that it helps one become a better citizen for good of oneself and the society at large," he said.
The RSS chief also spoke on environmental issues and appealed to the people to be sensitive about environment around them by minimizing conflict arising out of development.
"There is a conflict going on between development and environment," Bhagwat pointed out.
"There will be problems to environment due to development and there will be problems without development," he said and suggested a balancing act so that both environment and development could work together in mutual interest.