Kolkata: The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday will distribute the Biswa Bangla Sharad Samman (2017) here.
The awards distribution ceremony will take place at Nazrul Mancha around 5 PM.
From last three years the CM had instituted these awards. Apart from the awards Banerjee also started the Durga Puja Bishorjon Carnival from last year, 2016.
Earlier, the community puja organisers were asked to apply for the nomination of their pujas. The selection was based on various categories, including best puja, best theme, and eco-friendly puja and best branding of Biswa Bangla.
Apart from the city puja organisers, the awards list also includes 22 districts in three categories -best puja, best pandal and best idol.