Mamata fetes Manna Dey

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday met legendary singer Manna Dey at the latter's daughter's residence in Bangalore and presented him the "Vishesh Maha-Sangeet Sammaan".

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday met legendary singer Manna Dey at the latter's daughter's residence in Bangalore and presented him the "Vishesh Maha-Sangeet Sammaan".

Banerjee feted Dey with a medallion carrying an inscription - "Banglar Garba" (Pride of Bengal).

She also gave 94 roses to Dey as a gift. The music genius will complete 94 years next month.

Later, in a Facebook post, the chief minister described Dey as a "pride of India".

"I have come to Bangalore today just to meet Manna Dey, the legendary figure in the world of music... We shared a few personal and emotional moments which we enjoyed."

Banerjee requested Dey to visit Kolkata once as the people of Bengal would love it.


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