Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago Address Recitation Competitions 2023

11th September, also recognised as the ‘Universal Brotherhood Day’, in the memory of Swami Vivekananda’s historic speech at the Parliament of Religions in Chicago on 11th September 1893, was celebrated in Vidyalaya.

Oratorical competitions based on selected passages from Swami Vivekananda’s works were held at school, post-matric and college level in both English and Tamil.
In the preliminary round, 808 students participated, out of which 30 students were selected for the final round.

The final round winners of the competitions were given mementos, books and cash prizes.


Level Medium of Recitation Name of the Winner



School Level Tamil Iniya N SSHSS Girls Campus

Mithran G

TAT Kalanilayam

2 School Level English Saikrish P. S

SSHSS Boys Campus


Hr. Sec / Diploma Level Tamil Sasmita B SSHSS Girls Campus
4 Hr. Sec / Diploma Level English Subhikshaa G

SSHSS Girls Campus


College Level Tamil Vikas. V CAS Unaided

Meera R


6 College Level English Shariga V P


State Level Quiz Competitions (Online) on 11th September 2023

In commemoration of Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago Address an online Quiz competition was organised on 11-9-2023 on the topic Swami Vivekananda’s Life and Messages.

A total number of 1031 participants registered out of which 688 competitors appeared for the competition.

Name of the Student

Std Name of the School Position

Kothaipriya T

XII Vidhyalakshmi Senior Secondary School 1st (Rs. 1000.00)
Manimekalai A L House Wife 49 , Thiyagarajan street , Sekkalai , Karaikudi

2nd (Rs. 750.00)

Meyyammai A L

X Alagappa Matriculation Higher Secondary School , Alagappapuram , Karaikudi 2nd (Rs. 750.00)
Kavya D BA III Yr (Tamil) Navarasam Arts and Science College for Women, Arachalur

3rd (Rs. 500.00)

Sanjai Sriram V

X Ariyakudi Government Higher Secondary School, Sivagangai District 3rd (Rs. 500.00)
Nagaraj G X Ariyakudi Government Higher Secondary School

3rd (Rs. 500.00)

State Level Recitation Competitions (Online) on 11th September 2023

In commemoration of World Brotherhood Day, an online recitation competition on Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago Address was held on 11-9-2023 for Std. XI and XII students. A total number of 147 registered their names and 109 appeared in the competition. The final round for 15 students was held on 15-9-2023. The following is the list of winners.

Name of the Student

Standard Name of the School


Krishaa G A

XI Amrita Vidyalayam, Nallampalayam, Coimbatore 1st ( Rs. 2000.00)

Sri Harini R.B.

XII Emerald Valley Public School,Yercaud Foot Hills, Salem

2nd (Rs. 1500.00)

Mounica E XI Sri Ramakrishna Vidyalaya Matric Hr. Sec. School, Ammapalayam, Tripur

3rd (Rs. 1000.00)