Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that Rabindranath Tagore’s vision for the Visva-Bharati University is the idea for the decision for a independent India, including that the decision was made for the world’s profit too.
“Rabindranath Tagore called for a ‘swadeshi samaj’. He wanted to see self-reliance in agriculture, commerce and business, art, literature etc. Tagore wanted the entire humanity to benefit from India’s spiritual awakening. The vision for a self-reliant India is also a derivative of this sentiment. The call for a self reliant India is for the world’s benefit too,” he stated.
Speaking on the centenary celebrations of Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal’s Santiniketan, he stated that the college was a venerable supply of fixed vitality to the nation and the concepts originated there have been being carried ahead by the nation within the worldwide sphere.
“India is the only major country which is moving in the right direction to achieve the targets of the Paris Agreement,” he stated.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal had been additionally current on the occasion.
Visva-Bharati University, based by Rabindranath Tagore in 1921, is the oldest Central University within the nation. In May 1951, the college was declared to be a Central University and an Institution of National Importance by an Act of Parliament.