New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Swami Vivekananda on his 158th birth anniversary and urged Indians to spread his thoughts and ideals. The prime minister, via a tweet, shared a link to his app (Namo) which lets people share Vivekananda’s thoughts.
“Tributes to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary. This Vivekananda Jayanti, there’s a creative effort on the NaMo App that lets you share his thoughts and a personalised message. Let us spread Swami Vivekananda’s dynamic thoughts and ideals far and wide!” he said.
Addressing the National Youth Parliament Festival. https://t.co/OtaqUrBnZS
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 12, 2021
A talismanic spiritual philosopher, Vivekananda took birth in Kolkata in 1863 and is credited for popularising the Vedantic ideas. Prime Minister Modi had recently installed a statue of Swami Vivekananda in Jawaharlal Nehru University in the national capital.