Kolkatans observe 126th anniversary of Swamiji s Chicago speeches
Kolkata: The 126th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's addresses at the World Parliament of Religions, which was held at Chicago in September 1893, was observed in the city with great enthusiasm. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted on the occasion: "Today is the 126th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's epochal speech at the Parliament of Religions in Chicago. The concluding programme of the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago addresses was held at Belur Math. Swami Suviranandaji, general secretary, Ramakrishna Math and Mission, spoke on the significance of Vivekananda's speech. Swami Shivamayanandaji, vice president of Ramakrishna Math and Mission, Swami Balabhadranandaji, assistant general secretary Ramakrishna Math and Mission and Pinaki Chandra Ghosh, chairman, Lokpal, also spoke on the occasion.