International Gita Society to Expand Hindu Schools Outside of India

via Press Release: [email protected] published on December 31, 2011

FREMONT, CALIFORNIA, December 28, 2011 (Press Release): The International Gita Society (IGS) opened a school for poor Hindu Children named ” Vishwa Niketan” on December 21, 2011 in Subidhat Village of Dinajpur District in Bangladesh.

The function was started with reciting the Bhagavad Gita slokas. The occasion was graced by the IGS, Bangladesh President Mr. Bishwanath Roy and other local elites. President Shri Roy announced ” The Bhagavad Gita and a syllabus of Balgokulam prepared by the Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, USA are the integrated part of the school curriculum,”.

Jaydeep Chaudhari, Vice President of the IGS USA (a parent organization), looks for a large scale expansion of the IGS activities in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Sri Lanka in upcoming years based on the Bhagavad Gita. More schools for poor Hindu children are expected to be launched in Pakistan soon with the help of IGS Pakistan and Pakistan Hindu Seva.

The IGS was founded by Dr. Ramanananda Prasad, Retired U.S.Navy Official and Professor of San Jose State University in 1984. It is a registered, non-profit, tax-exempt, spiritual institution in the US.

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