Submitted by Kolkata-Durga-Puja on Sun, 09/25/2011 - 12:38.
Calcutta, Sep 24, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Banchbo is a Non
Profit Non Governmental Organization (NGO) dedicated to the health care,
education and uplift of the underprivileged and the weak. Based at
Kolkata (Calcutta), they have activities spread across West Bengal,
especially Sunderbans. Their endeavors are mainly targeted towards
children and senior citizens of the society. As children are the future,
they have undertaken to provide quality health & education. This
initiative targets one of the most deprived sections of the society.
Banchbo are very much pleased to inform all that in 2011 Durga Puja
Banchbo are organizing a mega event on 10th year of SHARAD SAMMAN -
Unique Puja Rating by Street & Underpriviledged Children since 2002,
which added new dimension in Saradotsav of Kolkata & 4th year of
SHARAD SAMMAN - Unique Puja Rating by Senior Citizens since 2008.
Banchbo organizes two very unique Durga Puja Sharad Samman awards in Kolkata.
The first event started in the year 2002, when Banchbo added a new
dimension in Sharadotsav of Kolkata by rating Durga Puja by Street
Children and Underpriviledged Children of Kolkata and other parts of
West Bengal. Since then this unique Durga Puja rating & Ride is
being organised succesfully with active support from all sectors of the
society including corporations and specially with warm participation of
several puja committees including many well known pujas of Kolkata.
The second event, equally interesting, commenced during Durga Puja
2008 when Banchbo's Durga Puja ride also started including Senior
Citizens comprising of all sectors of societies including representation
from Old Age Homes and the underpriviedged.
Details of the Banchbo Durga Puja Rating and Sharad Samman Awards