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Mamata pays homage to Swami Vivekananda

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Chief Minister on Monday paid homage to Swami Vivekananda on the 125th anniversary of his address at the World of Religions in

"Our heartfelt homage to Swami Vivekananda on the anniversary of his historic address to the of Religions in in 1893," Banerjee tweeted.

The Banerjee government has said it will not direct state-run varsities to follow through with the University Grants Commission (UGC) circular that asked all vice chancellors of universities and heads of higher educational institutions to "provide opportunity and facility to the teachers and students to view" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address, made earlier on Monday.

Modi addressed a student leaders' convention on the theme of "Young lndia, New lndia -- A Resurgent Nation: From Sankalp to Sidhhi" in New Delhi on the occasion of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya's centenary celebration and the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's address.

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 13:12 IST
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