Punjab Guv pays tributes to Vivekananda on birth anniversary

  • Punjab Guv pays tributes to Vivekananda on birth anniversary

Punjab Guv pays tributes to Vivekananda on birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the events of the National Youth Festival (NYF) on 12 January 2018 through Video conferencing and will also address the gathering.

On the occasion of birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, the five-day youth festival began today at Gautam Buddha University in Greater Noida. "Today, on National Youth Day I salute the indomitable energy and enthusiasm of our youngsters, who are the builders of New India".

Badnore called upon the people and the youth in particular to keep drawing inspiration from the teachings of Vivekananda and contribute in evolving a strong, united and progressive society. Modi said, "let us work to make India free from open defecation" and make the visions of Swami Vivekanand real by achieving 'Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat'. He made a statement that his government wants to promote the nation's youth as innovators and transform them job creators.

Later the youths and workers also took part in the blood donation camp organised in the hospital campus wherein Arunachal Vivekanada Yuva Shakti (AVYS) Chairman Ramesh Jike also attended. "But, we have the opportunity to fulfil the dreams of the great men and women who devoted their lives for our freedom", he said.

Remembering Swami Vivekanand on his birth anniversary, the PM said that there was a lot of propaganda against India in the Western world that Swami Vivekananda proved wrong and raised his voice against social evils.

Vivekananda, born as Narendranath Datta, was an Indian Hindu monk. His birthday is observed every year as the National Youth Day.