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Sister Nivedita’s UK home to be honoured with special plaque

Sister Nivedita was an important campaigner for Indian independence.

By: Sarwar Alam

Sister Nivedita’s family home in London, where she lived before moving to India in 1898 to set up a girls school and help the poor, is to be commemorated with a special plaque on her 150th birthday anniversary. “Sister Nivedita, the educationalist and campaigner for Indian Independence,” is the inscription confirmed by English Heritage for the blue plaque to be unveiled on October 28. The London Blue Plaque Scheme, run by English Heritage, celebrates the link between important historical figures and the buildings in which they lived or worked. Founded in 1866, it is believed to be the oldest scheme…

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