Paying tributes to Swami Vivekananda on his Punyatithi on 04 July 2020, Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah in series of twitter messages said, “Swami Vivekananda was a patriotic saint, a great thinker and an exemplary orator who not only reinforced the spirit of nationalism in India but also enriched the whole world with the ethos of Indian culture”.
- Shri Amit Shah said the relevance of Swami Vivekananda’s thoughts on education; universal brotherhood and self-awakening continue to remain unbroken even today.
- He said Swami Vivekananda had great faith in the abilities of India’s youth power. He believed that only the youth can provide the right direction and empower the nation in the times to come.
- Shri Amit Shah, “Even today, Vivekananda’s principles and his ideals continue to inspire the youth towards the service of the nation. I bow before him on his Punyatithi”.