EVENTS
27/01/2017
Khadya Sathi Dibas - 2017
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee initiated Khadya Sathi Dibas and Police Investiture Ceremony today at a function on Red Road, Kolkata.
26/01/2017
The 68th Republic Day
•  With due honour and dignity, the 68th Republic Day celebration was held on Red Road, Kolkata. Hon’ble Governor hoisted the National Flag in the presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and all the Hon’ble Ministers of the State Cabinet. March pasts by defence forces personnels and state police forces added colours to the event. A colourful parade and procession with decorated tableaux portraying the State’s culture and heritage were the highlights of the programme. Various developmental schemes of the State Government were also showcased in the parade. Students from various parts of Bengal took part in the colourful parade.
25/01/2017
The 41th Kolkata Book Fair - 2017
•  The International Kolkata Book Fair, the largest attended Book Fair in the world, is being held at Milan Mela, Kolkata, from January 25th, 2017 – February 5th, 2017, supported by the West Bengal Government. The Focal Theme being Costa Rica this year, eminent Costa Rican litterateur Roxana Pinto López inaugurated this year’s edition along with Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Veteran Bengali poet and litterateur Nirendranath Chatterjee was the special guest on the occasion.
23/01/2017
121th birth anniversary of Netaji
•  On the 2nd day of her visit to North Bengal, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 121st birth anniversary, at Darjeeling Mall.
22/01/2017
Himal Terai Dooars Sports Festival, 2017
•  On The first day of North Bengal visit, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present at the prize distribution ceremony of Himal Terai Dooars Sports Festival, 2017 in Kurseong. Thousands of youth from different districts of North Bengal had taken part in archery, martial arts, football and volleyball competitions under this sporting event. The Hon’ble Chief Minister flagged off the 7-day 'Uttarbanga Utsav' to be held across various places in the seven districts of North Bengal. Besides ‘Banga Ratna’ awards were given on the occasion.