Young people should come forward to strengthen inclusive culture, says governor
Governor Mangubhai Patel said that the Kanyakumari Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a beacon of traditional emotional unity and Indian people’s respect for Swami Vivekananda. He called on young people to strengthen the national culture of unity in the diversity of our inclusive culture. Help strengthen positive thinking and a constructive worldview on the country, society and the future. He was speaking today at the closing ceremony of Ek Bharat-Vijayi Bharat organized by Vivekananda Kendra in Ravindra Bhavan.
Patel said that the personality of Swami Vivekananda is a symbol of Indian patriotism and values. He was a remarkable and spiritual master of Vedanta. Each of his words gives an impression of our rich cultural heritage. Patel called on the young people to be inspired by Swami Vivekananda and to speak to the people about the unity in diversity which is embedded in the rich heritage, culture, customs and traditions of our country. Make the sense of national consciousness stronger and more responsive by making the masses aware of the importance of a harmonious Indian culture, the glory of the past. Create an environment for building a harmonious society. The Governor stated that the Hon. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has high hopes and expectations from young people. It opened up new opportunities for the active participation of young people in building a new India to move the energy of the youth in a positive direction. He also mentioned his association with the activities of the Center.
Tourism, Culture and Spirituality Minister Usha Thakur called on the guardians to inspire future generations with the renunciations and sacrifices of the country’s brave heroes and asked them to put their photos in their homes. He said that the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Vivekananda Inscription Memorial is an opportunity to familiarize future generations with the specialties of Indian culture. Governor Shri Patel described the land of India as the land of offering, submission and earnestness. He said there is no other place in the world like India. Referring to the context of the creation of the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and his schooling at the Ramkrishna Mission school, he recalled those who made sacrifices for freedom.
Program keynote speaker Shri Pramod Dabholkar, treasurer of Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari, said that the Vivekananda rock memorial is the theme of converting the sense of hopelessness and defeat that prevails in the country into victory and the transmission of national pride to the masses at the time of Chinese invasion.
He said that Swami Vivekananda’s message is full of enthusiasm and energy. Hearing and reading it, a person lying in a state of sleep also wakes up.
Vivekananda Kendra Provincial Director Shri Manoj Singhdev presented the welcome statement and the program introduction. Shri Manoj Gupta presented details of the provincial activities of Ek Bharat-Vijayi Bharat Abhiyan. The provincial head of the Shri Bhawar Singh Rajput Center expressed his gratitude.