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PRANABDA Joins League Of BHARAT Ratnas

August 9, 2019 11:50:40 AM IST

Bong community has hailed presentation of Bharat Ratna award to former President Pranab Kumar Mukherjee by his immediate successor Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony held in the hallowed Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 8. India’s highest civilian honour after a gap of four years, was also awarded posthumously to Dr Bhupen Hazarika, legendary singer-composer, and eminent social reformer Nanaji Deshmukh. Bharat Ratna was first institutionalized in 1954. Mukherjee, 84, is the fifth Bong to have become recipient of the prestigious award in recognition of his exceptional service of the highest order in a field of human endeavour and public service.

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Comment | Posted By Pranab Kumar Chakravarty

DURGA Puja Nominated For UNESCO recognition

April 6, 2019 3:35:26 PM IST

EVERY Bong has reason to feel elated as the Paris headquartered UNSECO is considering India’s plea for recognizing Durga Puja held annually in September –October for protection and preservation. Kolkata’s Durga Puja is India’s official nomination for UNESCO’s 2020 list of cultural institutions that requires protection and preservation. This view has been conveyed by Sangeet Natak Akademi under the Union Ministry for Culture to The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. Durga Puja, a ‘conglomeration of different cultures’ is India’s choice for its 2020 update. Professor Tapati Guha Thakurta led research team which has scripted the nomination dossier, has opined that “Kolkata’s Durga Puja has developed a special artistic profile which no other festival has with modern artists and designers coming together to produce a new urban art. This gives it a unique dimension.”Read More
Comment | Posted By Pranab Kumar Chakravarty

CONTROVERSIAL Author -feminist Taslima Nasrin’s dream to have a glimpse at Ellora and Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad district was shattered by fanatics. Soon after her flight from New Delhi landed in Aurangabad on July 29, some senior officials met her and explained to her the "sensitive situation outside the airport and the hotel" due to a demonstration being held by AIMIM. The author, who is accorded tight security globally, was granted the option to step out and continue with her trip or return, and she reluctantly opted to take the next flight to Mumbai. The visit cancellation triggered a volley of reactions on the social media which she countered by saying: "Can any of them tell what I wrote about the Prophet? They can't because they haven't read my books.

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OUTGOING President of India Pranab Kumar Mukherjee has reminded Parliamentarians that discussion, debate as well as dialogue are part and parcel of democratic way of life the ancient nation is proud of. Soft spoken, known for his elephantine memory, the short statured rural boy who had later served the nation in varied capacities, for obvious reasons became emotional in the historic Central Hall of India’s Parliament on Sunday. Members of The Lok Sabha and The Rajya Sabha led by Vice President M. Hamid Ansari, who is also Chair of the Upper House, his Lok Sabha Counterpart Sumitra Mahajan and Prime Minister Narendra Modi assembled there in tearful eyes to bid farewell to the veteran politician, administrator ahead of demitting the august office

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Comment | Posted By Pranab Kumar Chakravarty

FLORAL Tribute was paid on Thursday to the potrait of Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee ,former Union Minister and founder of the Bharatiya Jan Sangh which was later rechristened as the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party). The ocassion was his 116th birth anniversary.The function was held in the hallowed Central Hall of Parliament House .Kolkata born Dr Mukherjee ,son of Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee, was an erudite scholar, humanist & lawyer who had dedicated his life to the cause of the nation. He believed that there should be no discriminiation of the Indian citizens because of caste, creed and religion.Read More

Comment | Posted By Pranab Kumar Chakravarty