Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu always dreams of developing the state on the lines of Singapore. So much so that he is even sending over 120 farmers of Amaravati to Singapore to get a feel of the city.
On Thursday, speaking at an awards function in Vijayawada, Naidu said Andhra Pradesh would turn into another Japan in the next 40-50 years. That has created a confusion as to whether Naidu wants to make AP a Singapore or Japan.
But wait, Naidu made the statement on a sort of warning note. What he meant was that Andhra Pradesh would become another Japan was that it would be full of old people and less number of youth as was the case with Japan.
“Right now, we are following strict family planning. Even I used to advocate that families should not have more children. But now, I am asking people to beget more children.
If family planning is strictly followed, India will have less number of youth and more number of old people in another three or four decades, as was the case with Japan,” Naidu said.
He said the strength of India lies in the family system. “We need to have strong bonding in the families. It is possible only if there are more kids in the family,” he said.
He also advised the people to utilise technology cautiously. He said that there will be a lot of problems, if people become slaves are technology.
Naidu said, “Everyone is transforming into mechanical creatures. Even though technology is advancing, it is important to protect Human values,” he said.