Mamata Banerjee felicitates farmers at "Mati utsav" inauguration | Kolkatatoday: Kolkata's only online news portal

Mamata Banerjee felicitates farmers at “Mati utsav” inauguration

mamata-banerjee-p-c-at-nabanna-regurding-sudip-banerjee-arrested-on-tuesday-1Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee  on Monday inaugurated the Mati Utsav in Burdwan  felicitating 21 farmers with Mati Samman award for their extraordinary achievements in the agriculture.

Aaround 116 stalls of different departments of the state government have been set up at the Mati Utsav which was first introduced after TMC govt. came into power.The farmers would get opportunity to showcase, promote and sell their produce through these stalls.

Speaking on the occasion she said that the soilor ‘Mati’ is “our inspiration, our karmabhoomi”. She said while Bengal started Mati Utsav in 2012, United Nations declared 2015 as the ‘International Year of the Soils’.

The Chief Minister said, “I believe in constructive development. We must not engage in destructive politics.”

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