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March 4, 2015

Bengal Govt celebrates ‘Basanta Sandhya’

Bengal Govt celebrates ‘Basanta Sandhya’

West Bengal Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee was present at Basanta Sandhya today – a cultural evening dedicated to the spirits of Holi, the festival of colours.

Held at Nazrul Mancha, the programme was organized by Kolkata Improvement Trust and Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority in association with the I&CA Department, West Bengal Government.

The cultural programme featured performances by Ustad Rashid Khan, Pundit Tejendra Narayan Majumdar, Pundit Bikram Ghosh, Indranil Sen, Subhamita and Rituparna Sengupta.

Incidentally, the West Bengal Chief Minister also inaugurated the Jai Hind Bhavan, a community hall set up by the KMC, at Bhowanipore.