News Link: PM Modi to Unveil Swami Vivekananda’s Statue at JNU Campus
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil a life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda at the Jawaharlal Nehru University. It will be through video-conferencing on November 12, according to JNU vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar.
The unveiling of the statue will be after a program on Swami Vivekananda.
During the last decade of the nineteenth century, Swami Vivekananda had a well known inspiring personality both in India and America . Also it was same during the first decade of the twentieth.
The unknown monk of India suddenly leapt into fame at the Parliament of Religions held in Chicago in 1893. In Chicago, he represented Hinduism. His vast knowledge of Eastern and Western culture as well as his deep spiritual insight made a big impact in Americans. Also his fervid eloquence, brilliant conversation, broad human sympathy, as well as colorful personality, and handsome figure made an irresistible appeal to the many types of Americans who came in contact with him.
“Swami Vivekananda is one of the most beloved intellectuals and spiritual leaders India has been fortunate to produce. Also, he enthused the youth with his message of freedom, development, harmony and peace in India. The statue of Swami Vivekananda installed in the university campus with the support of JNU alumni,” he added.
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