•  On the second day of her visit to North Bengal, Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present in a programme organised by the Hindi speaking people of Siliguri. She expressed concern over the rising price of fuels. Later she also present in a programme organised by the Siliguri Journalist’s Club.
•   ‘Bhorer Alo’, the mega tourism complex in Gajaldoba, Jalpaiguri was inaugurated today by Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, during her visit to North Bengal. Spread over nearly 210 acres, this integrated tourism complex is among the largest of its kind in the country. The Hon’ble Chief Minister christened the project as ‘Bhorer Alo’. Located on the foothills of the Himalayas with a huge waterbody, forest and magnificent landscapes, this new destination is a paradise for nature lovers, bird watchers, leisure seekers, forest trekkers and tourists of all sorts. From the inauguration programme, the Hon’ble Chief Minister invited all to come and see ‘Bhorer Alo’.
•  Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present in the birth anniversary celebration of Mahatma Gandhi at Gandhi Bhawan, Beliaghata today. Foundation stones of a new university in the name of Mahatma Gandhi at Purba Medinipur and renovation of Gandhi Bhawan and setting up of Gandhi Museum were laid on the occasion.She informed that Gandhi Bhawan, which was earlier known as ‘Hyderi Manzil’ and where Gandhiji had staged a fast unto death during August-September, 1947 in protest against communal violence, would be acquired by the State government and fully renovated and a new museum would be set up there in honour of Gandhiji. On the first Independence Day, Gandhiji was here in this building in Calcutta, she informed. From today’s occasion, Calcutta University published Gandhiji’s book ‘My Autobiography’ in Santali script (Alchiki) with Bengali transliteration. Hon’ble Chief Minister also informed that decision to set up a new Chair in the name of Mahatma Gandhi at Calcutta University, has been taken. She also informed that the next year, on the occasion of birthday of Gandhiji, the State Government would organise a public rally, ‘Dandi Abhijan’.