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14 August 2015

Dear Members and Residents
Greetings to All

First, I thank all the members of our Block Association for choosing me as the Secretary of the Salt Lake City BA Block Sarbojanin Durgotsav and Shyama Puja Committee 2015 as par the decision taken at a Special General Meeting held on 26 July, 2015. I would try my best to be worthy of your trust, and endeavour sincerely to live up to your expectations and also the Block’s rich culture and traditions.

In this context, I would also like to remind you that as per the decision taken at the said Special General Meeting, all bona fide Members of the Block Association will have to pay the minimum subscription of Rs 800 for the Pujas

Now, I am happy to share with you that the Team BA Block for the ensuing Pujas has been formed and approved by the Members of the Salt Lake City BA Block Sarbojanin Durgotsav and Shyama Puja Committee 2015 of the Block Association at a specially convened meeting held on 9 August 2015. One of the key decisions taken at the Meeting was that the inauguration of the Puja will take place on Panchami this year, on 18 October 2015 (Sunday) in the evening.

The Team (the full list is attached; you can also log on to includes residents of all ages and all walks of life which was set up at the meeting held on 9 August, 2015. We are confident that with all of us coming together and working hand in hand, BA Block will once again live up to the occasion to experience yet another year of bliss and joy during the festival.

I am also happy to inform you that we will bring out a colourful Durga Puja Souvenir this time too. Those who wish to contribute articles, write-ups, drawings, poems, etc., may please get in touch with Mr Arunava Das (BA-106, Cell: 9830045959), Ms Kalpita Saha (BA-68, Cell: 9883080647) and Dr Satyabrata Chakraborty (BA-5/4, Cell: 09432597988). The LAST DATE of submitting articles, write-ups, drawings, poems, etc is 10 September 2015.

Please also note that as per our stated editorial policy, the contents for the souvenir must be in sync with Pujas and community spirit. The Souvenir Publication and Printing Sub-Committee reserves the right to accept or reject articles, write-ups, drawings, poems, etc.

I would also like to appeal to you to help the BA Block Sarbojanin Durgotsav and Shyama Puja Committee 2015 by way of getting advertisements and sponsorship. Feel free to get in touch with the undersigned (Subrata Chakraborty, Cell: 9339739944), for more details. We also appeal to you to donate liberally for the festival.

In this context, I also call upon our esteemed Members to get at least one advertisement each to enable us to meet rising financial needs. Mention must be made in this context that the minimum subscription remains unchanged at Rs 800 despite growing inflations.

We will keep you informed about the programmes in detail on Cultural Shows, Puja ‘Nirghanta’ including the dates and timings of Anjali, Community Bhog & the Bijoya Sammilani Grand Dinner, Ananda Mela, Cultural Shows, etc, in subsequent communications.

Please get in touch with joint Conveners of Community Bhog and Reception Mr Amitava Das (BA-106, Cell-9830211853) or Mr Radha Madhab Paul (BA-180, Cell-9831818724) for any further clarification regarding Community Bhog.

Please also be informed that the Block children who have cleared Class 10 and Class 12 Exams successfully will be felicitated by the Puja Committee 2015. All successful candidates from our Block are requested to contact Prof Subrata Kumar Hore of BA-112 (Cell 9432650036), or Ms Sucharita Chatterjee (BA-136, Cell 09903275170) or Mr Debarpita Mitra of BA-5/1 (Cell: 9051062280) and submit applications mentioning their Name, Address, Age, Contact Number, Name of the exam, Board, etc., along with a photocopy of the mark-sheet. The last day of submission of the application and the required documents is 30 September, 2015.

We start visiting your homes to collect this year’s subscription on 6th September, 2015 and sincerely seek your support and co-operation in this matter.

Finally, we earnestly appeal to you to join us in making the festival a grand success.

Thanks and Regards,
Yours Sincerely,

Subrata Chakraborty,
Salt Lake City BA Block Sarbojanin Durgotsav Committee 2015