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PM Modi unveiled the statue of Swami Vivekananda built on the JNU campus through video conferencing.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the statue of Swami Vivekananda at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi. Modi attended the event through video conferencing. Modi said- Swami Vivekananda's statue inspires to make dreams come true. It also provides inspiration to realize the dream of a strong India.
The idol was kept covered for 2 years
The work of installing the statue of Swami Vivekananda in JNU has been done on the initiative of the alumni of the university. The sculpture work started in 2017. It was made and ready in 2018 after one year. The idol was kept covered for the last two years. Several attempts were also made to damage the idol during this period.
Vivekananda aroused pride in civilization and culture
JNU Vice Chancellor said in his statement – Swami Vivekananda is one of the largest spiritual leaders in India. He worked for the independence, development, cooperation and peace of the country. He instilled in the youth of the country a sense of pride in Indian civilization and culture.