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Mayor unveils bustThe general body elections of Sadharan Brahmo Samaj, one of the oldest democratic institutions in India, were thrown into a tizzy on 08-Jan-2009 after two of the contestants found the lock of the ballot box open. Members went to the Samaj office to cast thier votes and found the ballot box open.
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Mayor unveils bustThe newly refurbished mausoleum of Raja Rammohun Roy was unvelied by the Indian High Commissioner Mr. Sib Sankar Mukherjee on 28th January 2008. The programme was also graced by the Lord Mayor of Bristol, Chris David. A piece of history was restored when the tomb of Raja Rammohun Roy was resurrected here on the occasion of his 175th death anniversary. More than 150 people attended the ceremony - which was pan - religious in keeping with Rammohun Roy's liberal beliefs.
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Mayor unveils bustThe Mayor of Kolkata Sri Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya inaugurated the bust of the great social reformer Rammohun Roy at a function at the Brahmo Sammilan Samaj on 24th January 2008. A seminar which followed, reminded the audience of Rammohun Roy's great contributions in the emancipation of women in India.
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Governor G K GandhiHis Excellency, Gopal Krishna Gandhi, Governor of West Bengal released a book "Brahmo Samaj from Fountainhead to Confluence" at an august gathering at the Brahmo Sammilan Samaj, Kolkata on 28th August 2006.
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Mayor unveils bustCarla Contractor, eminent historian, researcher and Trustee Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust gives a detailed account of the restoration of the masusoleum of Rammohun Roy at the Arnos Vale cemetry at Bristol, UK. This woprk has been made possible by the kind donations received by Aditya Poddar, NRI in conjunction with the Government of West Bengal.
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Mayor unveils bustCarla Contractor, eminent historian, researcher and Trustee Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust was in Kolkata in January 2007, as a guest of the Government of West Bengal. She spoke at length on her mission to restore the tomb of Rammohun Roy in Bristol.
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Mayor unveils bustSingapore based Indian entrepreneur has donated USD 100,000 for the restoration of the tomb of Raja Ram Mohan Roy at Arnos Vale cemetry, Bristol, UK. Aditya K Poddar, the Chairman of Wellside International Pte Ltd, handed over the cheque to India's Acting High Commissioner Asoke Mukherji.
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Mayor unveils bustBrahmo Balika Shikshalaya (Brahmo Girls School) - a premier education institution for girls in Kolkata, managed by the Brahmo Samaj is bringing out excellent results both in secondary and higher secondary level.
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Mayor unveils bustThe Brahmo Social Service (BSSO) Hearse is running successfully in Kolkata. The hearse van has undergome some major repairs and has been bewly painted. It has been placed for 24 hours service under a different and new management for better operational service.Ambulance on request can also be arranged.
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Mayor unveils bustIn a significant judgment, the Supreme Court has ruled that State Government cannot interfere in the appointment of teachers in private educational institutions even if it is getting grants from the state. The court ruled that though the State Government could fix minimum educational qualification for a teacher, it cannot restrict society’s right to choose fromthose who possess the eligibility criteria.
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Mayor unveils bustA 16-year campaign to save a neglected cemetery in Bristol has finally been won. On 7th August 2003, Bristol City Council has at long last taken possession of the 45-acre Arnos Vale Cemetery from the Bristol General Cemetery Company, which was run by businessman Tony Towner.
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