On the 151st birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to the prolific thinker and urges the youth to share quotes and thoughts of the latter.
On Monday, through his micro blogging site, Modi has tweeted in reverence of Swami Vivekananda. Mentioning him as a personal inspiration, Modi has tweeted that the thoughts and ideals of Swami has been influenced him deeply.
Modi said in his tweet, “Swami Vivekananda is revered as one of the most prolific thinkers and a guiding light who took India’s message to the entire world.”
He said, “On his birth anniversary, I bow to Swami Vivekananda. He is a personal inspiration. His thoughts and ideals have influenced me deeply.”
Giving prominence to the teachings and ideals of Vivekananda, Modi urged, “Let us pledge to leave no stone unturned to integrate our youth in India’s progress and ensure youth-led development across the Nation.”
Meanwhile, in order to celebrate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, many programmes have been organised in the country.
Modi has also asked the people to “share quotes and thoughts of Swami Vivekananda that influenced you,” assuring that he will re-tweet some of them by today evening.