August 9, 2013
Chief Minister wishes all a happy and prosperous Eid-Ul-Fitr
West Bengal Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee on Friday attended the largest Eid prayer gathering on Red Road in the heart of the metropolis.
She announced reservation in higher education in the state for minorities while attending Eid prayers in the city's Red Road.
“We want youths and children from minority communities to advance in studies and become doctors, engineers and professionals in different other fields, “ Ms. Banerjee said, stating that reservation of seats would be introduced in higher education from 2014 educational curriculum.
She also announced that other avenues of business would also be made available to the minorities including opening of shops and other such small scale enterprises in the districts.
West Bengal Chief Minister Ms. Mamata Banerjee wishes all a happy and prosperous Eid-Ul-Fitr on her Facebook page :
On invitation from Khilafat Committee I attended the Eid celebration after prayer at Red Road. On this auspicious occasion I convey Eid Mubarak to you and every one of your family.
Let us all think, speak and work with unity and humanity towards peace, prosperity and happiness for the state, nation and the entire world family.