West Bengal – a state known for its diverse culture, delicious sweets, and captivating history. In this blog post, we explore the topic “West Bengal Current Affairs 2024” to unravel the stories, events, and news that are shaping the present narrative of this culturally rich region.
As the cultural heartbeat of Eastern India, West Bengal continuously thrives on a rich tapestry of history, diversity, and progressive initiatives. The year 2024 has brought forth a cascade of noteworthy events, policy decisions, and achievements that have etched a new chapter in the state’s narrative. From cultural accolades to socio-economic endeavors, West Bengal stands at the forefront of dynamic transformations.
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West Bengal Current Affairs 2024 January
- The West Bengal government, led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, has officially declared ‘Banglar Mati Banglar Jal’ as the State Song. This anthem, celebrating the spirit and identity of the state, is attributed to the renowned poet Rabindranath Tagore.
- West Bengal has bestowed Geographical Indication (GI) tags upon distinctive products such as Sundarban honey, Black Nunia rice, and Tangail, Gorod, and Kadiyal sarees.
- West Bengal has taken a significant step towards the empowerment of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students by introducing the “Yogyasree” free training module.
- Dr. Sukanta Majumdar, a Member of Parliament from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) representing West Bengal, has been honored with the Sansad Ratna Award 2024.
- Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, a Member of Parliament from the Indian National Congress in West Bengal, has been conferred with the prestigious Sansad Maha Ratna Award for his notable performance during the 17th Lok Sabha sessions.
- Union Minister Shri Parshottam Rupala launched Sagar Parikrama Phase-XII in West Bengal, showcasing the central government’s initiatives and focus on maritime activities in the state.
- Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, located in West Bengal, has achieved a milestone by housing the world’s largest number of snow leopards in captivity – a total of 14, including 7 males and 7 females.
- West Bengal hosted the Gangasagar Mela 2024, a significant religious and cultural event attracting millions of devotees to the confluence of the Ganges River and the Bay of Bengal.
- The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has granted approval for the Coal-to-SNG (Synthetic Natural Gas) Project at Sonepur Bazari Area of Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) in the district of Burdwan, West Bengal.
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