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Education for National Integration and International Understanding

The progress and security of any nation depends upon national unity and emotional integration of its people. The aim of education is not merely individualistic. The purpose of education is to make the individual acquire social efficiency. Nationalism and patriotism are indeed noble virtues. Our education must create a lively realization among the students that they are all members of one world. We cannot afford to live in isolation without determent to individual progress.

India after independence has not reflected a steady and continuous sense of national solidarity. It has been a relatively stable society with longer periods of peace than turmoil. However, there have been ...

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