The New Town Mela would be held on the Mela Ground near Rabindra Tirtha. A special pedestrian entry and a Bus Stop near the main gate is being arranged by Hidco. The Mela will showcase cultural functions from Durgotsav Committees every day and attempts are being to bring in sponsored artistes as well. The Mela is being organised by NKDA.
The Boi Mela, normally held in February for last two years, has been preponed to synergise with the Mela so that more people can have the choices. Along with the Boi Mela, scheduled to be held in Swapna Bhor (Senior Citizen Park) a 3-day National Poetry Festival is also being organised for the first time in Swapna Bhor by the Boi Mela Committee in collaboration with Hidco and NKDA. This will be a unique attempt to strengthen Kolkata's image as the Cultural Hub of India.Invitations to prominent poets from within and outside the state are being sent out. There would be many other activities as well.
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|Asian Age dt 5 Dec 2016|
|Millennium Post dt 5 Dec 2016|
|Bartaman dt 5 Dec 2016|