Bishwa Bangla Sharad Samman - 2019
•  Hon'ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee conferred the 'Bishwa Bangla Sharad Samman' at the Nabanna Sabhaghar. Every year the State Government acclaims to the creativity in the form of the ‘Biswa Bangla Sharad Samman’ during Durga Pujo. Initiated by the Government of West Bengal in 2013, the awards recognize outstanding Puja organisers of Bengal.
Durga Puja Carnival - 2019
•  The State Tourism and Information Culture Department organized the Durga Puja Carnival this year on the Red Road, like every year. This is the fourth year of this spectacular procession on the Red Road. It was decorated with terracotta, that has been named as the 'Rangamatir Bangla'. Led by the Kolkata Police’s Tornado unit – a motorcycle-borne squad of police personnel performed stunts on the bikes. This was followed by traditional dhunuchi dance and then Chhau dance, accompanied by dhaak rolls. After these, the main attraction of the carnival took place – the procession of idols decorated in all their finery on board trailers. Thousands of indigenous and foreign people witnessed the event.