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Ramakrishna Mission gets land for university

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Thu, Aug 29, 2013 15:00 hrs

Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday announced the allotment of five acres of land in Kolkata for a university under the aegis of Ramakrishna Mission.

"During my recent visit to Ramakrishna Mission in Belur (in Howrah), they requested land for establishing a university. We have sanctioned five acres in Rajarhat (in Kolkata)," Banerjee told the media.

Ramakrishna Mission, headquartered in Belur, was founded by Swami Vivekananda in 1897.

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