Monday 7 October 2019

Chronology of Vivekananda Rock Memorial -2




17.01.1963 - Shri Eknathji presents the first copy of " Swami Vivekananda's Rousing Call To Hindu Nation", to Sri Madhavananda Maharaj, President, Ramakrishna Math at the public meeting in Calcutta.

100th birthday of Swamiji was celebrated at Kanyakumari with a public meeting. A memorial tablet in marble was installed on the Rock.

03.02.1963 - General body meeting at Madras. Param Poojaneeya Guruji Golavalkar, Swami Chinmayananda, Mannath Padmanabham, T.P.M.. Mahadevan attended Public meeting at Madras. Swami Chinmayananda announced  a donation of Rs10,000/-. This was the first donation.

29.03.1963 - The All India Committee was registered. Registration No.34 of 1963. Vivekananda Centenary Celebration Committee

20.04.1963 – The Memorial Tablet on the Vivekananda Rock was disfigured.

18.05.1963 – The Memorial tablet was stolen.

19.06.1963 – Sri Nanjappa, Sri Dattaji Didolkar, Sri S Suryanarayana and Sri R Sankaran met the Governor and apprised him of the latest developments.

11.08.1963 - Shri Eknathji Ranade attends the Managing Committee meeting on special invitation at Madras. Sri Eknathji becomes the Organising Secretary. Representatives of the Committee at Delhi met Sri Bhaktavatsalam twice at Delhi.

02.09.1963 - Shri Eknathji conducted a Press Conference at Calcutta.

12.11.1963 - Shri Eknathji met Shri Bhaktavatsalam at Delhi.

23.11.1963 - The first General body meeting after registration was held at Madras.

26.11.1963 - Shri Eknathji met Shri Bhaktavatsalam at Madras and gave a fresh application.

23.12.1963 - Shri Eknathji took the first Signature(Shri Raghunath Singh of Congress) in the petition of Parliamentarians

26.12.1963 - Shri M.S. Anney gave the petition with the signature of 323 MPs & submitted to the Hon'ble Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

27.12.1963 - Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's statement appeared.

31.12.1963 - Shri Eknathji met Shri Bhaktavatsalam again at Delhi.

The chronology during 1964 will follow...........




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