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Garber Bangali 2021 Award honours eminent Bengali personalities in Kolkata

Garber Bangali 2021 Award

West Bengal is a land of talents and the state has produced some of the brightest luminaries across the world in the field of music, sports, art, film, education, science, and business. Recognizing those eminent Bengali personalities who made their state proud with their achievements is indeed a moment to celebrate. And this is exactly how Mr Deep Chakraborty of Nucleous Publication wants to recognize the eminent Bengali talents in the respective fields, who have brought national and international glory through his noble initiative, “Garber Bangali 2021.”

Mr Deep Chakraborty of Nucleous Publication will felicitate the great Bengali achievers, who are working in various fields across the globe. This year, the Garber Bangali 2021 Award will be given to eminent Bengali personalities namely BCCI President and former Indian cricket skipper Sourav Ganguly, singers Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty, Nachiketa, Aarati Mukherjee, Shaan, Anweshaa Duttagupta, directors Gautam Ghose, Kaushik Ganguly, author Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, painter Subrata Chowdhury, lyricist Srijato and dancer Dona Ganguly for their significant contribution to society and making Bengal proud nationally and internationally.

For Mr Deep Chakraborty, the main intention to hold Garber Bangali 2021 Award is to given recognition to those gems among Bengalis who have contributed to society. “We want to recognize and honour those Bengalis who have really contributed to the society,” said Mr Deep Chakraborty, who also is the editor of Bengali magazine Dana.

On April 15, which is the first day of the Bengali calendar, the grand event of the Garber Bangali 2021 Award will be held at ITC Royal Bengal, Kolkata.

In the meantime, on April 3, a press conference was organized to announce the ‘Garber Bangali 2021 Award’ show. Present on the occasion was Mr Deep Chakraborty, singer Nachiketa Chakraborty, actors Koel Mullick, Kharaj Mukherjee and singer Anweshaa Dattagupta at ITC Royal Bengal, Kolkata.

Mr Deep Chakraborty said that they had a lot of eminent Bengali personalities in their list, who they wanted to felicitate. “There are a lot of such personalities. This year we have selected a few on the vote of culturally inclined people. But this is the beginning. We’ll try to cover up all,” he said.

Also, 2021 marks the 15 years of Dana, a monthly Bengali journal, which is being published from Kolkata for the last several years. The special Boisaikhi issue of Dana Magazine will be published and the top order Bengali celebrities will be felicitated with the ‘Garber Bangali 2021 Award’.

Mr Deep Chakborty, who was an IAS officer, is also the editor of the Dana Magazine has grand plans for publication in the future. “We want the inclusion of all Bengalis throughout the world to get one platform where language, heritage and culture will be preserved through Dana,” he said. He also promised that more such ‘Garber Bangali’ Awards will be organized in the coming years, too, where relevant Bengalis from all fields will be felicitated.