AGRA: Advising students to learn Indian values in addition to acquiring textbook knowledge, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the country's strength lies in its cultural unity.
Addressing the 84th convocation ceremony of Dr B R Ambedkar University here, the home minister asked the students to develop a positive mental frame.
Learning moral values and ethics along with acquiring textbook knowledge is a must for students to help in the holistic development of their personality, Rajnath Singh said.
UP Governor and Chancellor of the University Ram Naik congratulated the medal winners and asked students to avoid taking short cuts for success.
Of the 125 gold medals, girls won 106 while boys bagged 19, officials said.
On the occasion, the home minister along with the Governor formally inaugurated a students canteen and laid the foundation stone of an institute for para-medical education, officials added.