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20 cultural centres to be named after Vivekananda in China

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Beijing: Over 20 cultural centres at India’s missions across the world will be named after Swami Vivekananda, the ICCR has said. As part of the project, the Indian Cultural Centre at Indian embassy in Beijing on the eve of the I-Day was renamed as the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre.

Indian Council for Cultural Relations President Vinay Sahasrabuddhe along with Indian Ambassador to China Gautam Bambawale unveiled a special plank renaming the centre on Tuesday night. The centre conducts free classes of Yoga, Indian classical music and dance. Sahasrabuddhe said Swami Viveka­nanda rightly represented all that goes with the identity of India.