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Vivekananda jayanthi

January 09, 2011 by Admin

National Youth Day 2011 was celebrated on a grand scale with a series of meetings, lectures, and book and photo exhibitions in many educational institutions in and around Palakkad. The final public meeting and youth meet was held on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at Swami Mridananda Hall, Town Hall, Palakkad. Padmasree P. Parameswaran (President, Vivekananda Kendram and Director, Bharatheeya Vichara Kendram) was the main speaker. He spoke eloquently about the relevance of Swami Vivekananda in the modern world and the need of youth to emulate his principle of ‘do good to themselves and to the country as a whole’. Dr. T. S. Girish Kumar (Director, School of Social Studies, MG University) spoke about the great contributions made by Swamiji and how he continues to be the supreme source of inspiration for youth. Others who spoke on the occasion include Dr. V. Jyotish, Prof. S. Radhakrishnan, Dr. T. Reghunath. Sri. P. K. Satish (Excise Inspector) and Smt. Vrinda Unni (Social Service) honoured by Samajam for their great service to the society. There was distribution of ‘Prasad’ after the function.