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PM Modi addresses convocation of Visva Bharati University and inaugurates Bangladesh Bhavana in West Bengal
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as Chancellor of Visva Bharati University, visited Santiniketan on May 25 in West Bengal to address the convocation and inaugurate Bangladesh Bhavana.

 "Prime Minister Modi received the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, at Santiniketan. Paying homage to Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, the two leaders signed the visitors' book. The two leaders then attended the Convocation of the Visva Bharati University," stated an official release.

Congratulating the students who received degrees and calling it as his good fortune to be among the learned people on the sacred land of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore.

He said that all those who studied at this University have not just received a degree, but have also become inheritors of a great legacy, added the release. Prime Minister also described India's democratic system of governance as a great teacher, which inspires over 125 crore people.

Welcoming the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, he said that India and Bangladesh are two nations, whose interests are linked to mutual cooperation and coordination among each other, further stated the release.

Some of the excerpts from the official release are as follows.

- Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore is respected widely across the world. He recalled that he had the opportunity to unveil a statue of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore in Tajikistan three years ago.

-Tagore is a subject of study in Universities across the world even today.

-Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore always wanted Indian students to keep abreast of developments across the world, even as they kept their Indianness intact.

-Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore's credo of Universal Humanism is reflected in the Union Government's guiding principle of "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas."

 -Visva Bharati University have a key role to play in the creation of a New India by 2022.

-The teachings of the Vedas, which describe the entire world as one nest, or one home, are reflected in the values of Visva Bharati University.

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