National Youth Day 2021: PM Narendra Modi pays tributes to Swami Vivekananda on birth anniversary

A towering spiritual philosopher, Swami Vivekananda was born in 1863 in Kolkata and is credited for popularising the Vedantic ideas.

National Youth Day 2021: PM Narendra Modi pays tributes to Swami Vivekananda on birth anniversary
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (January 12) paid tributes to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary and asked people to spread his thoughts and ideas. In a tweet, Modi 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 ideas far and wide!" he said.

A towering spiritual philosopher, Swami Vivekananda was born in 1863 in Kolkata and is credited for popularising the Vedantic ideas. Modi has cited Vivekananda as a key influence on him. He had recently installed a statue of him in Jawaharlal Nehru University.