2013 Bisesh Sangeet Mahasamman award winner names, 2013 Sangeet Samman award winners name, details of Bisesh Sangeet Mahasamman & Sangeet samman prize presented by Mamata Banerjee, Govt. of West Bengal.
West Bengal Government introduced Banga Bibhushan & Banga Bhushan Awards last year in 2012 and this year in 2013, Govt. of W.B. comes up with Sangeet Mahasamman & Sangeet Samman Awards to honour renowned personalities in different fields of music, film & other forms of art. On 6th April 2013 (Saturday), at Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata, Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee presented these Sangeet Mahasamman & Sangeet Samman awards to the eminent personalities and also inaugurates the Bangla Sangeet Mela 2013 in the presence of legendary artist from Bangladesh Feroza Begun along with renowned personalities of Bengal like Sandhya Mukherjee, Dwijen Mukherjee & others.
Now, let's check out who have received Sangeet Mahasamman Award in 2013. Here are the names of Sangeet Mahasamman 2013 Award winners - Nirmala Mishra, Sabita Chowdhury, Arati Mukhopadhyay, Purnadas Baul, Anup Ghoshal, Bonoshri Sengupta, Usha Uthup, Haimanti Shukla, Arundhuti Hom Chowdhury, Nachiketa Chakraborty, Ustad Sabir Khan, Ustad Rashid Khan, Runa Laila, Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta, Indranil Sen and Srikanta Acharya. Govt. of West Bengal presented the prestigious Sangeet Mahasamman Award to all these 16 renowned personalities from music & film.
18 other famous Bengali artists of Music & film industry received Sangeet Samman Award 2013 presented by Govt. of West Bengal. Now, let's check out who have received 2013 Sangeet Samman Award, prestigious award of Govt. of W.B., - Ruma Guha Thakurta, Purba Dam, Pratul Mukhopadhyay, Promita Mullick, Kartick Das Baul, Indrani Sen, Sriradha Bandopadhyay, Tanmoy Bose, Bikram Ghosh, Pabandas Baul, Raghab Chattopadhyay, Lopamudra Mitra, Monomoy Bhattacharjee, Pritam Chakraborty, Jit Ganguly, Soumitra Roy, Anindya Chatterjee, and Rejwana Chowduhry.
Runa Laila & Rejwana Chowdhury from Bangladesh were given Sangeet Mahasamman & Sangeet Samman awards respectively by Govt. of West Bengal.
Few days earlier on 4th April 2013 (Thursday), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee presented the prestigious award Bishesh Sangeet Mahasamman to 94-years old legendary playback singer Manna Dey at his Bangalore residence.