Monday, December 10, 2012

Formation of Swami Vivekananda Sardha Shati Samaroha Samiti in Andaman

The year 2013 is the 150th birth anniversary year of the great patriot-monk and nation-builder of our country  – Swami Vivekananda. In order to celebrate this occasion in a befitting manner in these Isles as the part of its national programme, by spreading the message and the principles of the great Swamiji to every individual of these islands, a Samiti has been formed in the name Swami Vivekananda Sardha Shati Samaroha Samiti (SVSSSS). In a program organized on 8th December 2012 in Vivekananda Kendra, Portblair, people from different walks of life attended and a Samiti was formed with Pujya Swami Haripadananda of Bharat Sevasharam Sangh and Pujya Swami Suddhananda of Chinmaya mission Portblair as the patrons, Sri P.K.Singh, Chief Engineer, APWD as the President, Dr. R.N.Rath, Principal, M.G. Govt College, Mayabunder as a Vice President, Sri Sumanta Kumar Nag, Manager, United Bank of India, Prothrapur as the Secretary, Sri P.S.Murty, Vivekananda Kendra, Andaman and Sri S.Vijayakumar, Principal, VKV Portblair as Joint Secretaries, Sri Anil Goel of Karan Trading (I) Pvt Ltd as Treasurer, Sri A.K.Maheswari, businessman as Joint treasurer. The samiti also has many leading personalities of the islands as its members.

During the programme, Sri S.Vijayakumar, Principal, VKV explained that the aim of the celebration is to give the universal message of Bharat – oneness, respect, diversity and immortality of the soul – in the words of Swami Vivekananda to as many as possible. As planned at the national level, there will be five segments of work area (Aayaam) to be carried forward such as –Yuva, Prabhuddha Bharat, Asmita, Gramayan and Samvardhini. Swamiji’s message has to be spread through out all segments of the society like youth, intellectuals, Tribals, Rural masses and women to gain confidence in the self, having higher aim in the life, spreading universal love and strengthening our traditional values and knowledge. Sri Sumanta Kumar Nag briefed the future plans of the samiti to the gathering. Swami Haripadananda blessed all. The programme concluded with Shanti mantra after the vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Amitabh Dey.

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