Thespian Soumitra Chatterjee and Y.C. Deveshwar were conferred the Banga Samman, West Bengal’s highest civilian award, by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
The Banga Samman awards were instituted in 2011, after Banerjee came to power. Celebrated artistes, singers, sportspersons, filmmakers, intellectuals have been honoured with these awards in the past.
Important Takeaways from above News for BOB PO Exam-
- CM of West Bengal is Mamta Banerjee and governor is Keshari Nath Tripathi
- The Buxa Tiger Reserve is situated in West Bengal.
Source- The Indian Express