Kolkata Durga Puja Awards “Shrestho Sharod Samman 2015” announced by Gionee; Celebrity Judges Panel Quite Excited about the Initiative


Gionee Sharad Samman 2015

Gionee Mobiles announced their unique initiative “Shrestho Shardo Sanman 2015” in presence of eminent personalities like Tanusree Chakrabarty, Debshankar Halder, Mamata Shankar, Tanmay Bose and others.


The preliminary rounds of the competition will be judged by an internal team with experts from the field of Art and Culture while the finals will be judged by celebrities like Tanusree Chakrabarty, Debshankar Halder, Mamata Shankar, Tanmay Bose, Rajatava Dutta and Alvito D’Cunha, among others.


Speaking at the occasion, Mamata Shankar said “I usually avoid going out during the Pujas as it is too much crowded. But after I heard the names of my fellow judges, I understood we will all have a good time and I agreed to come on the judges’ panel. This will also give me a chance to see many Pujas”.


“A helpline number for registration purpose has been set up: +91-8584845555. There will be 4 drop boxes in the four Gionee Stores at Behala Sakherbazar, Bangur, Shyambazar and City Center 2 on the first Floor. All of our stores are operational from 10:30 am till 8:30 pm every day of the week. We have set the ball rolling already and the response has been quite strong” said Suman Dasgupta, Operations Director and COO, Gionee Mobiles. Two hundred forms will be distributed on a first come first serve basis to the Puja organizers.


There are five categories under the “Shrestho Sharod Sanman” and seven prizes will be awarded. The total prize money amounts to five lakh rupees and the first prize amount is two lakh rupees. Shrestho Mandap, Shrestho Protima, Shrestho Dhaki and Shrestho Aloksojja are some of the categories.

With Puja just around the corner, announcement of such an award will surely pep up the mood of the people in the city.

Priyanka Dutta

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