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Blue plaque for Sister Nivedita unveiled in Wimbledon

Tribute: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee at the unveiling of the plaque in London

By: Rithika Siddhartha

  By Amit Roy SISTER Nivedita, who was born Margaret Elizabeth Noble in Northern Ireland on October 28, 1867 and gave her life to the service of India, was honoured with a Blue Plaque on Sunday (12) to mark the 150 anniversary of her birth. The unveiling was done by the West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee because of Sister Nivedita close connection with Calcutta (now Kolkata), the state capital. The plaque reads: “SISTER NIVEDITA (MARGARET NOBLE)/ 1867-1911/ Educationist and Campaigner for Indian Independence lived here.” It has been erected over the Brew Café at 21 High Street in Wimbledon,…

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