The event will be held at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi on the 20th of this month. Over 2000 students, parents and teachers will be participating from all over the country.
Earlier on Sunday, JD (U) vice-president Prashant Kishor thanked the Congress party and its leadership for their "formal and unequivocal rejection" of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and NRC.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary at the Belur Math, the headquarters of Ramakrishna Mission.Modi, who became the first Prime Minister to stay overnight at the Math in neighbouring Howrah district, woke up early on Sunday and visited the temple of Swami Vivekananda to pay respect to the spiritual leader, Mission officials said. Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary is also observed as the National Youth Day.
"From the high seat of debate and discussion, university campuses are being turned into islands of ossified worldviews," adds the letter, which carries the name of over 200 academicians.
According to sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister and party's incumbent national chief Amit Shah will also be present in the ceremony along with other Union Ministers, leaders, and workers at BJP headquarters in New Delhi.
Prime Minister Modi, who arrived in Kolkata on Saturday for a two-day visit had earlier paid tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Swami Ramakrishna Paramhamsa. Belur Math is the headquarters of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission.
"Today, those who are commenting on a temporary phase ... don't get disheartened by it ... I am here to tell you that $3 trillion is not our destination. In 2024, India will achieve goal of $5 trillion economy," Amit Shah said.
Taking about the controversy over 'Chapaak' movie after Deepika Padukone's visit to JNU, he said, "Everybody has right to express his or her view and can express solidarity with one group or another. So she also has this right and it is part of our democracy". (ANI)
Modi will be handing over a cheque of Rs 501 crore towards the final installment to meet the deficit of pension fund of retired and existing employees of the Kolkata Port Trust, the statement said.