New Delhi: Congress president Mallikaarjun Kharge on Thursday paid rich tributes to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary, also celebrated as National Youth Day, and said the latter believed in India’s intrinsic values of ‘Bharat Jodo’.
“I extend the warmest greetings on National Youth Day. It is commemorated to observe the birth anniversary of one of India’s greatest philosophers, Swami Vivekananda ji – an epitome of Indian values and an inspiration to our youth.
Swami ji believed in India’s intrinsic values of Bharat Jodo,” Kharge said in a message.
He further said, “Today, as crores of our people, aspire and dream about unifying India and fighting prejudices and hate, Swami ji’s message remains the guiding light for all of us, especially our youth. ”
“India is home to a fifth of the world’s youth population. India’s youth is vying for change, dreaming about a better and secured life. They aim to take India to the pinnacle of global progress. We know that this can only be possible if we break the barriers of – religion, caste, language, ethnicity, colour, creed or gender,” Kharge added.