Swami Vivekananda is a personal inspiration: Modi

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New Delhi, Jan 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary, saying he was a "personal inspiration".

Swami Vivekananda is a personal inspiration: Modi

"On his birth anniversary, I bow to Swami Vivekananda. He is a personal inspiration. His thoughts and ideals have influenced me deeply," the prime minister said in a statement.

"Swami Vivekananda is revered as one of the most prolific thinkers and a guiding light who took India's message to the entire world," Modi added.

"Let us pledge to leave no stone unturned to integrate our youth in India`s progress and ensure youth-led development across the nation."

Modi also urged people to share the thoughts of Swami Vivekananda that have influenced them, saying he would retweet some of them on Monday evening.

IANS

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