Asha Bhonsle conferred Banga Bibhushan, West Bengal’s highest honour

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West Bengal conferred its highest honour, the Banga Bibhushan, on musical legend Asha Bhonsle.

These awards, which are the highest civilian awards of the State, were instituted in 2011 after Smt. Mamata Banerjee came to the power. Celebrated artists, sportspersons, film-makers, and intellectuals have been honored with these awards in the past.

Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee tweeted


Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also presented the Banga Bibhushan to movie superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee and retired Justice Shyamal Kumar Sen at a ceremony in Kolkata on Monday, May 21, 2018.

                                                     Mamtadi presents the Banga Bibhushan to Ashatai.

             ‘My sincere thanks to the West Bengal Government for bestowing their highest civilian award on me,’                              Ashatai tweeted..


                           Prosenjit chats with Ashatai, who has sung for many of his father Biswajeet’s films.


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