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Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi, asks Centre to declare Vivekananda, Netaji's birthdays as national holidays

"Swami Vivekananda and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose are national and international icons. I have written a letter to the PM urging the GOI to declare both their birthdays (Jan 12 and Jan 23) national holidays," the chief minister tweeted.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: January 20, 2018 14:26 IST ]
File photo of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written a letter to PM Narendra Modi demanding Swami Vivekananda and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversaries to be declared as national holidays.

"Swami Vivekananda and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose are national and international icons. I have written a letter to the PM urging the GOI to declare both their birthdays (Jan 12 and Jan 23) national holidays," the chief minister tweeted.

Swami Vivekananda's birthday is on January 12 while Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birthday is on January 23.

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