Xi Jinping’s father told him to stay close to the people
BEIJING, June 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — June 19 stitches Father’s Day in 2022 and many are retracing their memories with their fathers and the influence their elders had on them.
The same goes for Chinese President Xi Jinping, who inherited his father Xi Zhongxun’s people-oriented philosophy. Xi Zhongxun was among the first generation of central leaders of the Communist Party of China (CCP).
Xi Zhongxun believed that officials and the masses were equal, and therefore officials should always live among the people. A leader from the people, the father once said to his son, “Regardless of your job title, serve the people diligently, consider the interests of the people with all your heart, maintain close ties with the people, and always remain accessible. to the people.”
Xi Jinping took this advice to heart. During his early years as Party Secretary of the CPC Zhengding County Committee in the North China Hebei Province, Xi Jinping visited all the villages in the county. Later in zhejiang provincehe visited over 90 counties and cities across the province in just over a year.
Since the 18th CPC National Congress in 2012, when he was elected general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, Xi Jinping has talked to impoverished residents during his domestic inspection tours, asking about their living conditions. life.
The Party has won the wholehearted support of the people because it has always served the people with heart and soul and fought for the welfare of all ethnic groups, Xi Jinping has said many times.
“Stay Loyal to the Party”
“There are many noble people I wish to inherit from my father,” said Xi Jinping, then governor of the southeast. China Fujian Provincesaid in a congratulatory letter on his father’s 88th birthday in 2001. The son was unable to attend due to work commitments.
Xi Zhongxun had always taught his children to remain loyal to the Party. “[My father would] tell us how he joined the revolution, and told us to join the revolution and how it works… and it gradually influenced me,” Xi Jinping recalled.
Xi Jinping decided to take up the revolutionary torch at an early age and joined the CCP at the age of 20.
After the first plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee at the end of 2017 when Xi was elected for a second term as general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, the CPC leadership visited a replica ship in the east China where the Party’s dream has set sail.
“The original aspiration of CCP members must never change,” Xi told CCP cadres.
live a simple life
The Xi have a tradition of being strict with children and leading a simple life.
Xi Zhongxun regularly told his children to be thrifty. As his daughter Xi Qiaoqiao recalled, Xi Zhongxun picked up and ate stray grains of rice and bread crumbs on the table while eating, and eventually mopped up the bowl of soup with a bun. Moreover, Xi Jinping and his younger brother wore clothes and shoes inherited from their older sisters.
Xi Jinping wrote in the 2001 letter, recalling that his father had led “an extremely frugal life”. He added that he had developed habits of industry and thrift since childhood under the influence of his father.