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150th birth anniversary of Sister Nivedita; Year long celebrations begins

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The year-long celebrations will begin from Saturday October 28, 2017. The main function will be held at to begin from Swami Vivekananda’s house situated at 3, Gourmohan Mukherjee Street, North Kolkata. Special function will be at Belur Math in Howrah.

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On November 12, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be visiting London to attend a ceremony in which the British Government will declare the house at Wimbledon where Sister Nivedita lived before she came to India in 1898 a Heritage one. On Monday, Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the newly renovated house of Sister Nivedita at 16 Bose Para Lane in Baghbazar area of north Kolkata.

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The renovated house at 16, Bose Para Lane…

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Sister Nivedita (Margaret Elizabeth Noble) inspired by Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago speech expressed her admiration for Swami Vivekananda and wanted to work with him.

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Swami Vivekananda Swami Vivekananda gave her the name Nivedita and asked her to work for the upliftment of people especially women in India. Sister Nivedita accepted his challenge and dedicated her entire life in India…Pronaam…

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