On 3rd Day of Vivekananda Navaratri Celebrations 2018, the newly made Vivekananda Park, sponsored by Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL) was inaugurated by Sri Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu. Just after the inauguration of the park, Hon’ble Governor inaugurated the newly constructed Sister Nivedita Auditorium. Two Ministers of the Government of Tamil Nadu, Chairman & Managing Director and Senior Officials of CPCL also attended the function.
The Hon’ble Governor in his address recalled the impact of Swami Vivekananda in the history of India and praised the vibrant role of the entire Ramakrishna Mission in the social and spiritual fields. The Governor also spoke a few words in Tamil which drew applause from the audience.
Sri S.N. Pandey, Managing Director of CPCL in his address thanked the Math for giving them an opportunity to be a part of the historic Vivekananda House. He expressed happiness that the Vivekananda Park sponsored by them has come out very well and would greatly benefit the visitors to the monument.
Revered Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj in his Benedictory Address recalled the faith Swamiji had reposed in the people especially the youth of the then Madras in the regeneration of our great nation.
At 7.00 pm Nama Sangeerthanam was performed by Bhramashri Vittaldas Maharaj of Govindapuram. The audience experienced the wave of Bhakti, and they were seen dancing gracefully to the rhythm of divine singing.