British Parliament on 150th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF SWAMI VIVEKANANDA


VIVEKANAND

  • Session: 2012-13
  • Date tabled: 28.01.2013
  • Primary sponsor: Gardiner, Barry

That this House, on the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, recognises the valuable contribution made by him to interfaith dialogue at international level, encouraging and promoting harmony and understanding between religions through his renowned lectures and presentations at the first World Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893,followed by his lecture tours inthe US,England and mainland Europe; notes that these rectified and improved the understanding of the Hindu faith outside India and dwelt upon theuniversal goodness found within all religions; further notes thathe inspired thousands to selflessly serve the distressed and those in need and promoted an egalitarian society free of all kinds of discrimination; and welcomes the celebrations of his 150th birth anniversaryin the UK and throughout the world.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Blackman, Bob Conservative Party Harrow East 29.01.2013
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 28.01.2013
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 31.01.2013
Gardiner, Barry Labour Party Brent North 28.01.2013
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 29.01.2013
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 29.01.2013
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 29.01.2013
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