INAUGURAL FUNCTION


CELEBRATION OF SWAMI VIVEKANANDA’S 150TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

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On 18 January 2013, Sri Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India inaugurated the celebration of Swami Vivekananda’s 150th Birth Anniversary at Swamiji’s Ancestral House by lighting up 150 lamps from a remote controler. Two commemorative volumes were released on the occasion. The Governor of West Bengal, Sri M K Narayanan has graced the occasion by remaining present on the dias. The president delivered a very inspiring lecture on the occasion.

Swami Suhitanandaji Maharaj, the General Secretary SV-150of the Order welcomed the members of the audience and Swami Smarananandaji Maharaj, Swami Prabhanandaji Maharaj, Vice presidents of the Order and Sri Jawhar Sirkar, CEO, Prasar Bharati, New Delhi spoke on the occasion after the reading of the message of Revered Swami Atmasthanandaji Maharaj, President of this holy Order. Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj gave the vote of thanks on the occasion. The function was started at 10.45 am with the playing of National Anthem by BSF Band and ended at 12.10 pm again with the playing of National Anthem.


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