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Tripura remembers Sister Nivedita on her 152nd birth anniversary
TIWN Oct 28, 2018
Tripura remembers Sister Nivedita on her 152nd birth anniversary
PHOTO : Health Minister Sudip Barman paying tribute to sister Nivedita at Nivedita Club. TIWN Pic Oct 28

AGARTALA, Oct 28 (TIWN): On the occasion of 152nd birth anniversary of Sister Nivedita on Sunday Tripura Health Minister Sudip Barman offered floral tribute at the premises of Nivedita Sangha, Bhattapukur.

To mark the day, the organization organized a blood donation camp.Besides, the organization took the initiatives for distributing cloths among the poor people.

Addressing the gathering, Minister Sudip Barman appreciated the initiatives taken by the organization. Besides, he also said that donating blood donation has become a festival.

It is appreciable that people are voluntarily coming forward to donate blood, said the Minister.

Swami Vivekananda formally initiated Margaret in the vow of Brahmacharya (lifelong celibacy) and gave her the name of "Nivedita", the dedicated one on 25 March 1898. She became the first Western woman to be received into an Indian monastic order.

Bhagini (Sister) Nivedita was born Margaret Elizabeth Noble in the year 1867, October 28. She was a Scots-Irish social worker, author, teacher and a disciple of Swami Vivekananda. She spent her childhood and early days of her youth in Ireland.

Sister Nivedita took her last on 13 October in the year 1911. 

 

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