12 January 2019
Bhubaneswar: Extending humble tributes to Swami Vivekananda on his 156th birth anniversary, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took to Twitter to wish the great thinker and inspire the youth.
On the micro-blogging site, Naveen Patnaik wrote, “Humble tribute to #SwamiVivekananda on his birth anniversary. Let his wisdom, humility and teachings guide our youth in building a better society and nation. #NationalYouthDay.”
Notably, Vivekananda was born as Narendranath Datta in the then Calcutta on January 12, 1863. He died on July 4, 1902. His birthday is also celebrated as National Youth Day for the young minds to come together and dispel the climate of hatred and work for the greater glory of the nation.