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Today is World Poetry Day.

Poetry is all about life, relations, thoughts and more.

Sometimes, when I find a little free time, I too pen a few lines of poetry.

It acts as a unique source of mental invigoration.

Poetry deeply connects Nature and its soothing effects to the practical feelings of life.

On this auspicious day, I extend my heartiest greetings and best wishes to poets all...
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As a mark of respect to the martyrs who laid down their lives to protect their lands in Nandigram, Singur and other places, 14th March is observed every year as “Krishak Dibas” all over Bengal.

The state-level programme was held at Nazrul Mancha where “Krishak Samman” awards were conferred for outstanding contributions in agriculture, horticulture, food processing, fisheries and other...
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Singur is again green with crops.

My best wishes to all my brothers and sisters.
Today we have taken a historic step in the health sector.

Treatment in private hospitals and nursing homes was becoming a menace for people.

From inflated bills to negligence in treatment to lack of transparency to serious gaps in communication to unnecessary retentions in ventilation and life support systems, the complaints we were getting against private hospitals and nursing homes about...
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Mr Luo Zhaohui, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to India and the Consul-General of China in Kolkata had a meeting with me at the State Secretariat today.

The Ambassador was accompanied by his wife, Mrs Jiang Yili.

He extended invitation to us to visit China to explore Bengal-China business possibilities in manufacturing and other key sectors.

We had elaborate discussions...
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Today I was present in the Centenary Celebration of Bharat Sevashram Sangha at Netaji Indoor Stadium.

Bharat Sevashram Sangha’s dedication and service to people is indeed praiseworthy. I extend my heartiest greetings and best wishes to them.

Today, we also inaugurated an archive of Mahasweta Debi’s great works, personal collections and prestigious awards, made in her home by our...
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Today I took part in the International Mother Language Day celebrations in Kolkata.

Two important announcements were made on this auspicious occasion.

We are taking steps for recognition of "Kuruk" language of Oraon community who are predominantly residents of Dooars area.

We are also setting up a committee to take forward recognition of "Rajbanshi/Kamtapuri" languages.

We are proud of...
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