Veteran singer Asha Bhosle, Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee, and Justice (retd.) Shyamal Kumar Sen among others will be conferred with the highest civilian award of West Bengal, the Banga Bibhushan, by CM Mamata Banerjee today.
After coming to power in 2011, Banerjee had instituted the Banga Bibhushan and Banga Bhushan awards in recognition of the services of eminent personalities from their respective fields.
Mamata Banerjee tweeted about this in morning
Today, the #Bengal Govt will confer the Banga Bibhushan and Banga Bhushan awards to celebrated achievers including @ashabhosle Ji @prosenjitbumba and Shyamal Kumar Sen. The #Bengal Govt instituted these awards in 2011