Baakprotima Samman 2017 for Mrinal Maity

Port Blair
11 Dec 2017

In a cultural get-together arranged in its premises at Junglighat today, Baakprotima, the only RNI-registered Bengali little magazine published from A&N Islands presented ‘Baakprotima Samman 2017’ to its mainland-based features writer Mr. Mrinal Maity who is on a tour to these Islands.  The programme, studded with songs, poetry-recitals and speeches was graced by a number of local cultural personalities like Mr. Birendra Kishore Talukdar, governing body member, Mr. Nandalal Debsharma, programme committee-member of the EZCC, Kolkata, Mr. Raisuddin Gayen, ex-member of SZCC, Thanjavur; Mr. Anadi Ranjan Bhattacharjee, ex-member of EZCC, Kolkata, Mr. Rabindra Nath Roy and Mr. Barun Banerjee, literary activists of these Islands among others. Lalongeeti by folk singer Kumari Brishti Roy who mesmerised the audience with her impeccable performance. Mr. Anadiranjan Biswas, editor welcomed the gathering while the vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. Birendra Kishore Talukdar, sub-editor, Baakprotima.