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JNU campus to get Swami Vivekananda's statue

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The University (JNU) will install a statue of in its campus for his "singular" contribution to "India's intellectual and philosophical heritage," the university announced on Monday.

The decision to install the statue was taken at the Executive Council's 268th meeting held on June 30 last year.

"University will be celebrating the singular contribution of to India's intellectual and philosophical heritage by installing a statue of this great son of India," the Pramod Kumar said in his note.

The statue has been funded by one of university's former student "who is voluntarily managing all the expenses involved in making and installation of the status" it read.

told IANS that the university is not spending any money on the statue and that it will installed near the administrative block.



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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 20:40 IST