EVENTS
30/01/2019
Sampriti Dibas - 2019
•  Gandhiji’s death anniversary is observed in the State as Sampriti Dibas. Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid homage to Gandhiji today in Birbhum, during her visit to the district.
30/01/2019
43 Kolkata Book Fair - 2019
•  The much-loved, much-awaited International Kolkata Book Fair was inaugurated today at the Central Park, Bidhannagar by Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. This 43rd edition of the fair will continue till 11 February, 2019 with its amazing spread of books from all over the world. Nearly 29 countries are participating in the fair with Guatemala as the theme country. The largest attended book fair in the world, the Kolkata Book Fair has always been the heartthrob of one and all ever since its inception. Hon’ble Chief Minister wished everyone a very, very happy visit to the Book Fair. Books have always been and will continue to be our timeless friend. This year, seven books written by her have been published in the Book Fair, taking the total number of books written by her to 87.
28/01/2019
“KhelaShree” the felicitation - 2019
•  “KhelaShree”:the felicitation programme of successful sportspersons of the State, was held today at the Netaji Indoor Stadium. Organised by the State Youth Services and Sports department, the lifetime achievement, special awards, Banglar Gourav, Khel Samman and Khelashree Samman awards were conferred on outstanding sportspersons for their glorious contribution to the world of sports, in the presence of the Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The Hon’ble Chief Minister said that the Government is committed to providing all facilities and infrastructure for achieving excellence in sports.
26/01/2019
70th Republic Day celebration
•  The 70th Republic Day celebration was held on Red Road, Kolkata with due honour and dignity. Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and all the Hon’ble Ministers of the State Cabinet were present on the glorious occasion where the Hon’ble Governor unfurled the National Flag. March pasts by defence force personnel and state police force added colours to the event. A colourful parade and processions were the highlights of the programme. Students from various parts of Bengal took part in the colourful parade.
23/01/2019
Birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose - 2019
•  The state-level celebration of birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was held in a befitting manner at Darjeeling at the Chowrasta. Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present along with senior Ministers of the Cabinet, Heads of GTA, Development Boards, Municipalities, senior government officials, distinguished guests and people of Darjeeling.
21/01/2019
Uttarbanga Utsav - 2019
•  During her visit to North Bengal, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present today in the inauguration ceremony of Uttarbanga Utsav, 2019 at Kanchenjunga Stadium, Siliguri. From today till 3 February, 2019, eight districts of North Bengal - Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Alipurduar, Coochbehar, Jalpaiguri, Uttar Dinajpur, Dakshin Dinajpur and Malda - will be celebrating this colourful festival, started by the Government in 2012, showcasing the beautiful nature, rich cultural heritage and glorious talent of the region. Today, the prestigious “Banga Ratna” awards were conferred on nine individuals from North Bengal for their outstanding contribution to sports, scholastic, literary, cultural and social activities including journalism.
04/01/2019
Rangamati Sports Festival, Birbhum
•  The Baul and Lok Utsav was inaugurated today by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with prize distribution ceremony of the 7th Jangalmahal Cup and Sports Festival and 1st Rangamati Sports Festival. Thousands of youth from Birbhum participated in the events making them a huge success. All these events have been introduced by the present Government to encourage sports and games as well as preserve and propagate the glorious traditions and culture of the state. More than 1000 baul artists presented melodious renditions in the programme that won the hearts of all.