PM Modi to address students on anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago address


NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a gathering of students in New Delhi on Monday, September 11 in which more than 1000 students will be present there.

PM Narendra Modi will address to students in the memory of 125 th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago address at the World’s Parliament of Religion and BJP ideologue Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay centenary celebrations. He will also pay tributes to Vivekananda.

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay centenary celebrations which will be continue to September 25, a programme ‘Young India, New India: A Resurgent Nation, from Sankalp to Siddhi’ is being organised by the Deendayal Research Institute which is supported by the Culture Ministry.

He said Vivekananda strongly believed in the power of “Yuva Shakti’ and saw a vital place for youngsters in the realm of nation-building.

“Inspired by the ideals of Swami Vivekananda, we are working tirelessly towards realising the dreams and aspirations of our youth,” the prime minister said.

Swami Vivekananda was born on 12 January 1863 in Kolkata.He was an Indian Hindu monk, a chief disciple of the 19th-century Indian mystic Ramakrishna.

He was a key figure in the introduction of the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world. He was a founder of Ramkrishna Mission. Ramkrishna was his Guru. He died on 4 July 1902 at the age of 39 years.