Universal Brotherhood day & 50th anniversary of Vivekananda Rock Memorial was celebrated on 11th September 2020 in a grand manner at Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari.
The programme started at 10:00 a.m. It was compered by Smt.P.Jeya, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.The celebration was initiated with the invocation song sung by Sri.Manikumar, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.
The programme began with lighting the lamp by the Vice President of VRM & VK, Mann.Nivedita Didi. Welcome address was delivered by Sri.S.Abraham Lingom, Principal of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. Smt.T.Sindhu, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya elaborately narrated the story of Vivekananda Rock Memorial. Teachers of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya gave a feast to the ears of the audience through a melodious song.
Mann.Nivedita Didi, Vice President of VRM & VK gave the message of Universal Brotherhood day. She spoke about the obstacles faced by Swami Vivekananda before and after reaching Chicago to attend the world religious conference. She said that the Americans’ attitude entirely changed after listening Swamiji’s speech. The people were eagerly waiting for Swamiji’s speech every day. Finally she concluded by saying that brotherhoodness should start from home and should spread to the whole world.
The Kendra employees who had completed their ten and twenty years of service were honoured by Mann.Bhanudasji, General Secretary of VRM & VK.
Students of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya entertained the audience with a Bharathanatiyam dance performance.Vote of Thanks was proposed by Smt.K.G.Sariga, Vice Pricipal of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.The Programme ended at 11:00 a.m with Kendra Prarthana.