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September 10, 2014

WB CM pays a visit to Belur Math

WB CM pays a visit to Belur Math

West Bengal Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee paid a visit to Belur Math on Wednesday afternoon. She was invited by the Monks of the Belur Math and had a brief meeting with Swami Suhitananda and Shantanu Maharaj.

The Chief Minister paid homage at the main temple and also paid a visit to the room where Swami Vivekananda used to spend his time. Since the room was closed, she paid her respect to the great sage from the outside. She also had the prasad at the math. She also spent half an hour on the banks of the river.

The Chief Minister was accompanied by the state Urban Development Minister Mr Firhad Hakim, the Mayors of Kolkata and Howrah, the DG of West Bengal Police and the Chief Secretary of the State.

It was informed by the Belur Math authorities later that according to Bishuddha Siddhanta, the Vijaya Dashami this year will fall on October 4. The State will follow the same dates, it was announced.