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PM Modi to unveil life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda on JNU campus today

News Agencies | Updated on: 12 November 2020, 10:33 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil a statue of Swami Vivekananda at the JNU campus on Thursday, via video conferencing.

A statement released by the University earlier read that Prime Minister Modi will through video conferencing unveil the life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda installed on the University campus on November 12, at 6:30 pm.


The unveiling of the statue will be preceded by a programme on Swami Vivekananda from 5:30 pm onwards.

"Swami Vivekananda is one of the most beloved intellectuals and spiritual leaders India has been fortunate to produce. He enthused the youth with his message of freedom, development, harmony and peace in India. He inspired citizens to take pride in Indian civilisation, culture and its industrious spirit," the JNU Vice-Chancellor said in a statement.

(ANI)

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First published: 12 November 2020, 10:33 IST
 
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