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WB govt decides to include Swami Vivekanandas famous speech in Class 9 to 12 syllabus

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The government today decided to include Swami Vivekanandas famous speech in the Parliament of Worlds Religion in in Class 9 to 12 syllabus from next year, said.

The proposal of including Vivekanandas speech was given by the representatives of the at the first meeting held by the committee, which was constituted to look after the celebrations of 125 years of Vivekanandas address in the Parliament of Worlds Religion in in 1893, held at the secretariat today.

The meeting was presided by amid the presence of and other senior officials.

The syllabus committee would take the final call on the inclusion of the leaders speech.

The also decided to grant another Rs 10 crore to the Mission for the proposed

Earlier, the state had granted another Rs 10 crore for the same.

Incidentally, the had decided to take up character-building programmes in schools as part of the celebration of 125 years of Vivekanandas address in the Parliament of Worlds Religion in


The had inaugurated the Vivek Chetana Utsav on last January 12, the birthday of Vivekananda.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 00:10 IST
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