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CC & FC Completed 225 Years; Sports Personalities Felicitated By The Club

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The Calcutta Cricket & Football Club (CC & FC) celebrated 225 years of its existence and marked its anniversary by felicitating a host of sports personalities and past presidents who have donned Indian colors to represent India at various sporting events.

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The Club will be holding a series of events throughout the year. It already conducted cricket match against the Bengal Ranji Trophy team on 21st Feb. On the occasion of its 225th year, the club felicitated the former and present internationals who have donned Indian colors along with the Past Presidents. Among the noted names who were felicitated were Keshav Datt, Gurbux Singh and Anand Mandapaka from Hockey, Chuni Goswami, Shyam Thapa, Sunil Bhattacharya, Pradip Chowdhury, Santo Jyoti Mitra, SubhasBhowmick, Pronab Ganguly from Football, Prakash Bhandari, Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Doshi, Arun Lal, Saradindu Mukherjee, Subrata Banerjee, Saurav Ganguly and Devang Gandhi from Cricket, Enrico Piperno from Tennis, Bharati Dey, Hemant Kumar Jalan and Ashish Malhotra from Bridge, Sourojit Ghosh, Suraj Prasad and Maurice Martin from Rugby.

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Football matches to mark 225th year will be played against East Bengal, the India under 17 team and the Army team for the J Thomas Cup. An Inter Club Hockey tournament and The All India and South Asia 2017 Rugby Tournament will be held by the Club in September. The Club will witness a Tennis Tournament in November where past and present international players are likely to participate.

A Cycle Polo tournament with the best teams from all over India is planned towards the end of April 2017.

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Ajoy Gupta’s book of limericks “Bangaler Chharachhori” Launched; An account of the Bangal Way of Life

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Ajoy Gupta’s book of limericks titled Bangaler Chharachhori was recently launched at Oxford Bookstore. The release of the book saw the presence of Chuni Goswami, Olympian footballer, Sankarlal Bhattacharjee, Joy Duttagupta and others.

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The book of limericks Bangaler Chharachhori is the tale of a refugee who was displaced during the Partition of Bengal. The book is an attempt to look back at the Bengali manners of the times gone by. The writer has reworked the memories into a confessional mode. However, he has offered all these in uproarious laughter and Bangal accents and intonation.

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Acclaimed singer Joy Duttagupta said that the writer has decided to come up with a music album on this book. He will be singling out ten to twelve items from the book and composing it in a music album. Eminent artists will be lending their voices to the songs in the soon to be composed music album.

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The event also saw singer Joy Duttagupta perform to a limerick from the book. His performance was accompanied by an on the spot painting by eminent artist Subrata Chowdhury.

Bangaler Chharachhori is priced at Rs 100 and is readily available at all the leading bookstores and online stores.

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