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West Bengal to hold Vivek Chetna Utsav from Jan 5 to 12

Swami Vivekananda

 West Bengal government will observe ‘Vivek Chetna Utsav’ from January 5 to 12 next year

Swami VivekanandaKolkata: To mark the closing of the year-long celebrations commemorating 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, West Bengal government will observe ‘Vivek Chetna Utsav’ over a week-long program from January 5 to 12 next year at all blocks in the state.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in a social media post today said for the first time the state-level program will be held on Red Road and thousands of school children, youths and cultural groups from far-flung areas like Jangalmahal, Sunderbans and Darjeeling would be present at the program on January 10.

The decision on the programme, she said, was taken in the presence of the secretary of Belur Math, the global headquarters of Ramakrishna Mission set up by Swamiji himself.


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