After the ‘Change’ in West Bengal Government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee first started to show honor to the renowned personalities by ‘Bangabibhushan Samman’ (Award) [also spelled as Banga-Vibhushan]. Bangabibhushan Samman (Award), given by West Bengal Government, is one of the most precious Awards that has been started in the year 2011 by Ms. Mamata Banerjee for showing the respect & honor from the State Government end.
Bangabibhushan Award winners in 2011 are Amala Shankar, Mahasweta Devi, Sandhya Mukhopadhyay, Supriya Devi, Manna Dey, Amjad Ali Khan, Dwijen Mukhopadhyay, Sailen Manna, and Haradhan Bandopadhyay. These are the famous personalities received the highest civilian award from West Bengal Government in the year 2011.
|Bangabibhushan Award programme 2011|
This year in 2012 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will honored Pandit Ravishankar, Actress Smt Suchitra Sen, Hockey player Lesley Claudius, Sri Ridraprasad Sengupta, Sri Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay, Sri Sanjib Chattopadhyay, Sri Bibhas Chakraborty, Sri Jogen Chowdhury, Ustad Ali Ahmed Hossain Khan, Sri Ranjit Mallick, Smt Shaoli Mitra, Sri Gautam Ghosh, Pandit Ajay Chakraborty, & Sri Joy Goswami with ‘Bangabibhushan Title’ on 20th May 2012.
20th May is the date on which ‘Change’ has happened in 2011, yes on the day of 20th May 2011 a new Government formed under Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Thanks to Mamata Banerjee Government, who started honoring the works of people with ‘Bangabibhushan Award’ and this year ‘Bangabhushan Award’ will also be given to the talented young personalities like Ustad Rashid Khan, Sri Bikram Ghosh, & Sri Nachiketa Chakraborty.