Mamata Banerjee
yesterday at 12:18. Facebook
The Bengal Global Business Summit, 2017 was inaugurated today by the Hon'ble President of India.

Gracing the occasion were the Hon'ble Governor of Bengal, Hon'ble Ministers from Bangladesh, Poland, Hon'ble Vice Governor of China, Hon'ble Mayor of Incheon, Excellency Ambassadors of Italy, Norway, Netherlands, Japan, Romania, Venezuela, Poland, international and national delegates, industry...
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Mamata Banerjee
01/19/2017 at 16:51. Facebook
To mark the beginning of the Bengal Global Business Summit, 2017 a special evening was organized at Eco Park, New Town today.

Honoured invitees, international and national delegates, captains of industry, heads of chambers, distinguished guests attended the occasion.

With the blessings of all, we do hope of having an excellent Summit from tomorrow.

I am sharing some pictures of today’s...
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Mamata Banerjee
01/19/2017 at 12:59. Facebook
The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, UK came to our State Secretariat today.

We had an excellent round of discussions on many areas of collaboration between UK and Bengal.
Mamata Banerjee
01/17/2017 at 03:29. Facebook
Mamata Banerjee
01/16/2017 at 03:41. Facebook
Mamata Banerjee
01/14/2017 at 06:31. Facebook
Mamata Banerjee
01/14/2017 at 03:12. Facebook
I was present in the inauguration ceremony of “Jatra Utsav” today at Barasat.

As a very popular form of entertainment and mass communication, particularly in the rural areas, “jatra” has always been close to our hearts.

Our government has introduced a number of welfare schemes to help “jatra” artistes and performers so that this ancient form of art does not get swept away by the tides of...
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My fight for common people against #NoteBandi by Modi Government continues.

Today, I attended a protest meeting near RBI, Kolkata to voice our concern for the sufferings of common people and vendetta politics by the party in power at the Centre.

The economy is shattered. Crores of people have been thrown out of jobs. Agriculture, industry, services – all sectors are badly hit. Common...
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Today I was at Kenduli, Birbhum in the “Baul and Lok Utsav”, 2017.

Kenduli has a very long connection with baul and other forms of folk art. The festival is a part of our ongoing efforts to preserve and propagate the rich diversity of folk art, culture, tradition and glory of #Bengal.

The foundation stone of a “Baul Academy” was laid today.

Despite rains, thousands of people from all...
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I was present in the inauguration ceremony of our “Mati Utsav”, 2017 at “Mati Tirtha”, Burdwan today.

Since 2013, this annual festival has been a true celebration connecting “mati”, i.e. the mother earth to people, culture, tradition, customs, livelihood and soil-based activities.

In a wonderful ambiance marked by the presence of thousands of participants, singers, folk artists, rural...
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I was present today in a convention of college and university teachers at Netaji Indoor Stadium.

Vice Chancellors of Universities, dignitaries and officials associated with education sector were also present.

Paying my respects to the noble profession that contributes to character and Nation building, I urged all to rise above everything and put in best collective efforts to take #Bengal...
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