Banga Bibhushan

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Banga Bibhushan
বঙ্গবিভূষণ
Awarded by Government of West Bengal
Type Civilian
Category State
Statistics
Instituted 2011
Last awarded 2012
Total awarded 22
Cash award ₹ 2 lakhs
First awardee(s) Amala Shankar
Last awardee(s) Ustad Ali Ahmed Hussein Khan
Award rank
Banga Bhushan →

Banga Bibhushan Samman (Bengali: বঙ্গবিভূষণ) is a title instituted by the West Bengal Government to honour the services of personalities in various fields.[1] The Banga Ratna Samman and the Banga Bhushan Samman ("Bengal ornament" বঙ্গ ভূষণ) awards are also granted.

The award was conceived by Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal, on 25 July 2011. [2]

List of awardees[edit]

2011[edit]

Name Field
Amala Shankar Dance
Mahashweta Devi Literature
Sandhya Mukhopadhyay Music (Bengali Modern Songs)
Supriya Devi Film (acting)
Manna Dey Music (Bengali Modern Songs and Hindi Film Music)
Amjad Ali Khan Music (Indian Classical Instrumental)
Dwijen Mukhopadhyay Music (Rabindra Sangeet and Bengali Modern Songs)
Shailen Manna Sports (Football)
Haradhan Bandopadhyay Film (acting)

2012[edit]

Name Field
Suchitra Sen Film (acting)
Leslie Claudius Sports (hockey)
Jogen Chowdhury Painting
Rudraprasad Sengupta Theatre
Bibhas Chakraborty Theatre
Shaoli Mitra Theatre
Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay Literature
Sanjeev Chattopadhyay Literature
Goutam Ghose Film (Direction)
Joy Goswami Literature
Ranjit Mallick Film (acting)
Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty Music (Hindustani Classical)
Ustad Ali Ahmed Hussein Khan Music (Sehnai)

In May 2012 The Sunday Indian reported that Ravi Shankar had refused the award.[3]

2013[edit]

Name Field
Mithun Chakraborty Film (acting)
Thankamani Kutti Dancer
B.K. Birla Industrialist
Rituporno Ghosh Film Maker
Sandhya Roy Actor
Sabitri Chatterjee Actor
Purnadas Baul Singer
Subhaprasanna Painter
Amitabha Chowdhury Journalist
Sourav Ganguly Sports

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