Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will set out on a four day tour of West and East Midnapore districts on Monday. She will address public distribution programmes and hold administrative meetings in both the districts.
Sources informed that Mamata is scheduled to hold a public distribution programme at Keshiary College Ground in West Midnapore on Monday afternoon. Folk artistes will stage a programme at the venue to greet the Chief Minister.
There will be 156 folk artistes performing at the venue, under supervision of the state Information and Cultural Affairs department. “We have created a separate stage just beside the main one, for the performance of these artistes. Banerjee has been the architect in ensuring a better living for the folk artistes and they will be paying a tribute to her. There will be different forms of folk music and dance that will be showcased,” a senior official of the district administration said.