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Monday, August 15, 2011

13 August

In the year 1906 on this day, school and college was established by
the National Education Board in Kolkata. A few ideas evaluated from
the national movement of the year 1905 and amongst them
'unity' 'boycott' 'swadeshi' and model of national education were the
main features. Bengal National College & School was established under
National Education Board. The main centre of both of them was in
Kolkata. Rasbehari Ghosh was elected
as the president of National Education Board and Aurobindo Ghosh was
the first principal of Bengal National College & School.

In the year 1966 on this day, the famous statue of Swami Vivekananda
made of white marble was unveiled by the then principal of Ramkrishna
Math & Mission Swami Bireshwarananda. The statue was made by renowned
sculptor Mani Paul and it is situated at Gol Park of south Kolkata.

In the year 1988 on this day, the first toy library of eastern India
'Uncle Lyon's Toy Library' was established at Lake Town of Kolkata by
the effort of Gandhi Seva Sangha(Dakshindansi) and Lyon's Club Of
Calcutta.

In the year 1936 on this day, on the occasion of 'Subhas Dibas'
Rabindranath Tagore written in a statement: "Those who are behind the
bar for so many years without justice, we feel more humiliation than
pain within the injustice they are suffering. Dignity of humanity lies
on the right to get justice. We are deprived of that. Because we are
not in the knowledge of the world - we're none in the eyes of this
world." --
A. B.

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