Vivek Express was received with great enthusiasm by the citizens and the students of Vadodara ( 22nd and 23rd August), Anand ( 24th , 25th and 26th August), and Ahmedabad ( 27th , 28th and 29th August). Vadodara Centre organized extra exhibitions on Life and Message of Swami Vivekananda (with Gujarati translation), Book Stalls and Inaugural Functions at above Railway Stations with the help of Railway authorities and local devotees. In spite of intermittent rains, the total number of visitors during these 8 days was approx. 45,000 and total sale of our literature was approx. 4 lakhs. The local newspapers gave a good coverage. Dr. (Smt.) Mrunalini Devi Puar – Chancellor of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Dr. Harish Padh – Vice Chancellor, Sardar Patel University Vallabh Vidyanagar and Shri Rakesh Behal – Divisional Railway Manager, Ahmedabad Division ( W. Rly. ) inaugurated the exhibitions at Vadodara, Anand and Ahmedabad respectively.