Nobel Memorial Wall at two Metro stations in Delhi
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Last Updated: Saturday, October 27, 2012, 16:46
  
New Delhi: Want to know about Nobel Laureates from India? Walk into Rajiv Chowk and Noida City Centre Metro stations before November 2.

The Embassy of Sweden and the Delhi Metro jointly inaugurated 'The Nobel Memorial Wall' at these stations to spread awareness about all the Nobel Laureates from India.

The Indian Nobel Laureates are being honoured as a part of the sixth edition of The Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week and a initiative undertaken by the DMRC. DMRC chief Mangu Singh and Swedish Ambassador to India Harald Sandberg unveiled the Nobel Wall.

"It is a matter of pride for us to host the Nobel Memorial Wall with the Embassy of Sweden to honour our Nobel laureates. The contributions of our Nobel laureates have given India recognition all over the world," Singh said.

"I would like to thank DMRC for partnering with us in this initiative," Sandberg said. The Nobel Memorial Wall will have portraits of the seven Nobel Laureates from India -- Rabindranath Tagore, C V Raman, Dr Hargobind Khorana, Mother Teresa, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Amartya Sen and Venkatraman Ramakrishnan.

It also provide details about their contribution to society and a panel each on Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prizes.

PTI


First Published: Saturday, October 27, 2012, 16:45


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