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Mamata Banerjee Gives Awards to Eminent Writers and Artists of WB


India’s Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has given awards to many eminent writers and artists of West Bengal.

Altogether 12 personalities - including eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi, poet Joy Goswami, veteran Bengali actor Supriya Devi, painter Suvaprasanna, dancer Amala Shankar, singer Nirmala Mishra, theatre personality Bivas Chakraborty - were honored on behalf of the Indian Railways during the occasion.

Though there were 15 personalities in the list, three of them - filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh, classical vocalist Ajoy Chakraborty and Rabindra Sangeet exponent Suchitra Mitra - did not turn up to receive the honor.

Paramashish Ghosh Roy has more on the story.

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