Tagore to be remembered during twelveth Baanchbo Sharad Samman award ceremony

Kolkata, January 07, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Baanchbo, one of the more prominent of the Kolkata based organisations which are working towards the welfare of underprivileged children and elderly people, is going to organise its annual programme of Banchbo Sarad Samman award on the evening of 9th February.

The programme which will take place at the prestigious ICCR auditorium will also see the different winners of Baancho Sarad Samman award taking way their trophies amidst the various cultural programmes scheduled for the evening. The winners for the awards had been shortlisted based on the judgement of the underpriviledged children and elderly people from various parts of the state. Added to this word, this year’s edition will also see another award being launched. The new award ‘Probasher Chokkhe Desher Shera pujo” will see those Puja committees who had been judged winners by Non residential Bengalis who had flown down all the way from their present countries to judge them during the Durga Puja.

The evening is going to witness Dance recitation ‘Kanya Jaya Janani’ which will be performed by the underprivileged Children from Sunderbans and Kolkata.  Any cultural programme in Kolkata is incomplete without Rabindranath Tagore. Keeping wioth the Bengali tradition, the world poet will be remembered once again in the evening through ‘Prachya and Prachatyer Robi’.  Kolkata based Doctor Utsav Das and London based Tanushree Guha will be seen performing the songs in this programme while Dr Dhiresh Chowdhury will be conveying the narration part.. The list also includes Dance by Sharmi Roy and Mime by Suhsil Sharma.

The programme is expected to be graced by many eminent persons including Tollywood stars Rahul and Priyanka, who are goodwill ambassadors for Baanchbo.

WBRi is porud to be a partner of such noble inititatives and Wishes baanchbo many strong years ahead.

By Jyoti Prakash Mandal