Mamata declares Panchanan Barma s birth anniversary as a state holiday

  • | Wednesday | 25th November, 2020

Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced holiday on the birthday of Rajbanshi leader and reformer from Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma. The day after announcing holiday on birthday of Birsa Munda, Banerjee on Tuesday announced holiday on Barma's birthday that is on February 11. The Chief Minister on Tuesday also announced development of the places of worship of Manasa Devi mainly in Bankura, Purulia and Jhargram districts. The 31-member Matua Development Board is headed by Mamatabala Thakur as its chairperson. Following direction of the Chief Minister, Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay said that work of digitizing thousands of old manuscripts of literature during the time of Mallabhum rajas has been taken up.

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