Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, on the occasion of Ugadi (the New Year Day in Andhra Pradesh), visited the flagship store of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) at Connaught Place on April 6.The Vice-President spent around 40 minutes at the Khadi India outlet with his wife M Ushamma and children, and did shopping of different Khadi products. Appreciating Khadi products, the Vice President said: “I applaud KVIC for its efforts to preserve legacy of Mahatma and protect the tradition of the fabric. It is heartening to note its endeavors in rebranding Khadi which has successfully captured the imagination of India’s youth. I wish KVIC all the very best for its future endeavors.” Earlier, Naidu was received and welcomed by KVIC Chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena – who acquainted him about the growth and innovations in Khadi in the last five years. The Vice President and his wife also paid flowery tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at the store in New Delhi.