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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, said that Rabindranath Tagore-founded Visva-Bharti is India’s oldest university, gave new ideological heights to the movement of Indian independence.
Modi said the same while virtually addressing the centenary celebrations of Visva-Bharti University at Santiniketan, West Bengal.
Speaking about Tagore, he said, “Gurudev Tagore wanted entire humanity to benefit from India’s spiritual awakening and Visva-Bharti is living proof of the same.”
“We were united with the Bhakti movement, Gyan movement educated and Karma movement gave us the courage to fight,” said PM Modi remembering Visva-Bharti’s contribution during the national independence movement.