•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today chaired the Administrative Review Meeting to monitor progress of various developmental schemes of the new formed district, Jhargram. She later attended a Meet Together program after Puja and Muharram, organised at Jhargram Stadium. A very lively cultural programme was presented on the occasion. Footballs being made locally by the village women of West Bengal and named 'Joyee' were distributed amongst schools, colleges, clubs and other sports enthusiasts from the programme.
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sent her greetings and wished best to all the participants and FIFA on the inauguration day of the U-17 World Cup.
•  The unique Carnival after Durga Puja, the biggest festival of the world, was held today at Red Road, Kolkata, organised by the State Government, in presence of the Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, for the second time after its phenomenal success last year. Noted puja organisers with idols of Ma Durga took part in this colourful programme accompanied by beautiful processions depicting the rich cultural heritage of Bengal, the harmony and unity of Bengal, the pioneering state government schemes like Kanyashree, Sabuj Sathi, the forthcoming U-17 World Cup and many, many interesting themes. Thousands and thousands of visitors along with dignitaries from all walks of life and distinguished guests from the country and abroad witnessed this spectacular event. Millions of viewers all over the world also saw live streaming of the event on through online coverage.
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of the birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation.

•   At the end of Durga Puja, the biggest festival in the world, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee thanked the crores of people who visited the puja mandaps and participated in the festivities and made the festival celebration so joyful. She also thanked the puja committees, clubs and all communities for their total cooperation and overwhelming support. She thanked the police and civil administration for their tireless endeavour to make the puja celebration smooth, peaceful and disciplined. She informed that some of the noted puja organisers will be participating in the carnival at Red Road on 3 October, being organised by the State Government for the second time. She invited all to come and witness the beautiful event.