Dr.C.A.Vasuki, Secretary and Director, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore has been nominated as the Treasurer of the State level committee which has been constituted for celebrating ‘Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago Address 125th Year’.
The state level inaugural ceremony of the celebrations was held on 27.05.2018 at Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore.
The Celebrations will be conducted from Sep 2018 to 11th Sep 2019, throughout the 34 districts in Tamil Nadu including Pondicherry. The competition for school students from 6th Std to 9th Std is to memorize any 2 Chicago lectures of Swami Vivekananda and to recite them. For students from 10th Std to 12th Std, Oratorical and Essay competitions will be conducted. For College students, Oratorical, Essay Writing and Poetry Writing competitions will be held. For the Public, Oratorical, Essay Writing, Poetry Writing and Drawing competitions will be held. Prizes ranging from Rs.2, 000 to Rs.10, 000 will be given to the winners of the competitions. It is expected that 10 lakh school and college students and general public will participate in various competitions.
This effort of the Shri Ramakrishna Mission will definitely help in eradicating the prevailing social unrest and non cooperation among people in the country and will inculcate religious harmony and patriotism among the school and college students and public.