Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has extended his greetings to the citizens on the
occasion of the birth anniversary of the great philosopher and world-famous
spiritual leader Swami Vivekananda. The birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda
which falls on January 12 is celebrated as ‘National Youth Day’ every year.
his congratulatory message, Baghel said that Swami Vivekananda ji’s thoughts
have given a new direction to the entire society. He showed the country and the
world the path to serve mankind through his preaching and eloquent lectures.
His famous sayings like “utho, Jaago aur tab tak nahi ruko jab tak lakshya
prapt na ho jaye” (Arise, wake up and don’t stop till the goal is
achieved) continue to inspire youth and fill them with new energy even today.
is a matter of honor and pride for Chhattisgarh that Swami Vivekananda spent
most of his life in Raipur after Calcutta. He spent his childhood in Budhapara
here. In a bid to preserve and give a face-lift to his invaluable memories, the
state government is developing Swamiji’s residence, Rai Bahadur Bhootnath De
Bhawan, as a memorial. The Budha Talab of Raipur is now known as Vivekananda
Sarovar and the Vivekananda ji’s meditation posture idol installed here
introduces the future generation to his glorious history”, said Baghel.
added that the Airport at Nava Raipur named after Vivekananda ji, introduces
Swamiji’s association with Raipur all over the world. The incredible legacy of
Swamiji’s thoughts which he handed down to us at the young age of forty-nine
years is important and relevant even today. His invaluable thoughts and
teachings will continue to encourage upcoming generations.