Gandhi death anniversary - 2019
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid homage to Gandhiji on his death anniversary today in Birbhum, during her visit to the district. Earlier this month, she had come to Birbhum for inauguration of Baul and Lok Utsav prior to Jaideb Kenduli Mela. Today, she was in Rampurhat, for attending a huge government public distribution programme and taking stock of development activities which the government has initiated at the holy shrine of Tarapith. A bouquet of new government schemes were launched from today’s programme held at Rampurhat and government benefits handed over to more than 10,000 beneficiaries on the occasion.
Birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
•  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. Hon’ble Chief Minister paid tribute to Netaji and said that he is truly a National Hero and an epitome of patriotism, unity, brotherhood, sacrifice and selfless dedication. His life, works and his contribution to the cause of the motherland has always been a source of immortal inspiration for everybody, she said. On this auspicious occasion, prize distribution ceremony of the annual Himal Terai Dooars Sports Festival for Darjeeling district was held and a host of new projects including a new government engineering and professional college at Alipurduar was flagged off. Government benefits were also handed over to large number of beneficiaries.
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.
Barasat, North 24 Parganas
•  During the visit to North 24 Parganas, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee laid foundation stone of the new Harichand Guruchand University at Thakurnagar and flagged off several developmental projects. A large number of government benefits were handed over to beneficiaries from the same programme at Barasat. She also inaugurated the 23rd Jatra Utsav from Barasat.
Nadia, Krishnanagar
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee laid the foundation stone of a new Kanyashree University at Krishnanagar. She was present in a programme held at Krishnanagar Government College Ground, launched a large number of developmental projects and distrtibuted benefits to thousands of beneficiaries.
Chhatimtala, Ranaghat
•  During her visit to the Nadia district, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today chaired the District Administrative Review Meeting of the district at Chhatimtala, Ranaghat.
Gitanjali Auditorium, Bolpur
•  During her visit to the Birbhum district, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today chaired the District Administrative Review Meeting of the district at Gitanjali Auditorium, Bolpur.