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Sportspersons honoured
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P.K. Banerjee, who was named the coach of the century was honoured by the Club at the function.

The club also felicitated the cricketing legend, the Prince of Kolkata – Sourav Ganguly along with Indian Football Team captain Sunil Chhetri.
Centennial kicks off in style
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East Bengal set off its centenary celebrations in style in a function that brought together stars from different disciplines at the Netaji Indoor Stadium, Kolkata on Thursday. The occasion marked a spectacular prelude to East Bengal’s effort to immortalise its entry to the select club of centurions.

Noted Actor Sri Soumitro Chatterjee was the Chief Guest of the program who started the program lighting the ritual lamp. He was later felicitated by the Club along with Sports Minister of West Bengal Sri Aroop Biswas.

The biggest congregation of legends happened after this as Shyam Thapa, Surajit Sengupta, Mohammad Habib and Subhash Bhowmick joined on the podium to honour P.K. Banerjee, who was named the coach of the century.

Noted sports journalists Mr. Novy Kapadia & Mr. Gautam Bhattacharya were also honoured along with former referees Mr.Ratnankur Ghosh & Mr. Sunil Kumar Mallick.

The function also felicitated the family members of three founder-members: Suresh Chowdhury, Sailesh Bose and Ramesh Chandra (Nasha) Sen. Three former secretaries, Jyotish Chandra Guha, Nripen Das and Dipak (Paltu) Das, was also honoured posthumously.
Centennial Torch Rally
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The rally started from Kumartuli Park with the Torch in presence of former footballers. The red & yellow symbol is the Torch.

Before that torch rally began, Pankaj Roy the late Indian cricketer was given a garland on his statue. Ashutosh Mukherjee's statue was also given a wreath in front of the Victoria House. Incidentally in 1924, the Club contributed in a large measure by raising funds for setting up the statue of Sir Asutosh Mukherjee.

An emotional mass explosion was seen at East Bengal's centennial rally. At the beginning of the rally there was a huge bike procession. There were decorative tableaus which added glamour to the rally.

The Torch rally ended at the East Bengal Club. Also present at the Club were Subhas Bhowmick, Alvito D'Counha.

The torch was handed over to them. Sri Subhash Bhowmick and Bhaichung Bhutia, one of the Indian football icons, handed over the torch to the Club which will be kept in the Cub lawns.
Centennial Celebration Kicks Off
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The Centennial celebration of East Bengal Club kicked off today from Kumartuli Park, the ground in which the Club had started its sporting activities during the foundation of the Club in 1920.

The program kicked off with the lightning of lamp by Sri Amaresh Chowdhury, the successors of the club's founder Suresh Chandra Chowdhury in presence of Club Secretary Mr Kalyan Majumdar along with Executive Committee Member Sri Debarata Sarkar.

Former players Sri Sukumar Samajpati, Mr Bhaichung Bhutia, Mr. Monorajan Bhattacharya was also present along with other players. Justice Sri Shyamal Sen & Deputy Mayor Sri Atin Ghosh was also present during the ceremony.

Later after the arrival of Sports Minister Sri Aroop Biswas and State Minister Srimati Shashi Panja, the Torch which is the symbol of the East Bengal Club was lit and it was carried from Kumartuli Park to East Bengal Club.

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