Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to Swami Vivekananda at the Belur Math on his birth anniversary. Belur Math located in Howrah district is the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Mission. Modi is the first Prime Minister to spend the night in Belur Math.
Mission officials said that Modi woke up early on Sunday and paid homage to Swami Vivekananda’s temple. Vivekananda’s birth anniversary is celebrated as National Youth Day. Modi then rushed to the main building of the temple and paid homage to Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. Modi reached Belur via the river from Kolkata and was welcomed by the saints there.
Addressing the youth on the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed that a section of youth is being misled on the amended citizenship law but this law will not take away anyone’s citizenship. Modi said that anyone who has faith in India and the Constitution of India can become a citizen of the country.
Youth are being misled on the citizenship law: Modi Prime Minister said in his address, ‘There are a lot of questions among the youth about the new citizenship law, and some people are being misled by rumors about it …. It is our responsibility to remove their doubts. ”He said that I want to make it clear again that the new citizenship law is not about taking away someone’s citizenship but Nag Rikta is about giving. Modi said that in order to serve political interests some people are deliberately spreading rumors about the new citizenship law. Modi lauded the youth for raising their voice against the religious oppression of the minorities and said that the energy of the youth of the country will be the bearer of change in the 21st century.