New Delhi, Jan. 12 -- Today is birthday of Swami Vivekananda.

On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that it is from the cyclonic monk of India that the country should draw inspiration of a "strong, vibrant and inclusive" India.

"Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached." - Remembering these powerful words, and the rich thoughts of the venerable Swami Vivekananda on his Jayanti. He emphasised on the ideals of service and renunciation," Prime Minister tweeted.

In another missive, Mr Modi wrote: "His belief in Yuva Shakti was unwavering".

"The thoughts and ideals of Swami Vivekananda inspire and energise crores of Indians, particularly our youth".

"It is from him that we draw the motivation of building...