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Bhilai celebrates Swami Vivekananda's birthday with mass Yoga session

Bhilai celebrates Swami Vivekananda's birthday with mass Yoga session

India Blooms News Service | | 12 Jan 2017, 05:07 pm
Bhilai, Jan 12 (IBNS): Over a lakh people celebrated late philosopher and spiritual guru Swami Vivekananda's birthday with a Yoga session.

Happy with the development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted pictures from the event, while congratulating the participants.

"Bhilai in Chhattisgarh marked the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda in a very special way. Over a lakh people practised Yoga," PM Modi's tweet read.

"Am told that the programme in Chhattisgarh, which was also joined by CM @drramansingh & @yogrishiramdev, was a record-breaking one," a subsequent tweet read.

"Several enthusiastic youngsters joined the programme in Bhilai. I congratulate all the participants for this unique celebration," he tweeted.

Swami Vivekananda's birthday is also celebrated as National Youth Day.


Image: Narendra Modi Twitter page

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