Mamata made Mohun Bagan’s honorary life member

July 29th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS  

Mamata Banerjee Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was Friday given honorary life membership of Mohun Bagan at a programme celebrating the centenary of the club’s historic IFA Shield triumph - the first ever by an Indian team.

Club president Swapan Sadhan Basu wrapped a scarf in the club’s green and maroon colours around the chief minister’s shoulders and presented her the membership card at a packed Netaji Indoor stadium.

Former Indian soccer star P.K. Banerjee was given the club’s highest award “Mohun Bagan Ratna” for his “outstanding service” to the club as coach.

Related Stories

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted in Sports |

Subscribe