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East Bengal Programme on 21st Dec at Salt lake..

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JAYDIP DASGUPTA : The countdown of the hundred years of the glorious history of East Bengal begins on the 21st of December. East Bengal one of the oldest club of the sub continent starts his journey in Indian football way back in the year 1920. To celebrate the pre centenary the Red and Gold has arrange a musical evening at the Yubabharati Krianagan on the evening of December 21st.

The star attraction of the programme will be the Bollywood Mega Star Akshay Kumar who is likely to enter the arena in the Red and Gold jersey no 9. The other attraction are Sonakshi Sinha, Pritam Chakroborty, Anushka Manchanda, Meshopuria and Soumitra Chattopadhay. This will going to be the start of the pre centenary programme and lot of exciting and eventful events are likely to be organized in the coming five years.

While interacting with the media the Sports Minister and the Organizing President Mr Madan Mitra said the East Bengal are preparing to host a football match next year where an internationally recognized football club will participate.

The tickets of the Star Nite are now available at the East Bengal and Mohammedan Sporting Clubs as well as in the 80 outlets in and around the city including Cafe Coffee Day and Mobile Stores. The tickets are priced at Rs 300, Rs 500, Rs 900 and Rs 1500 for the galleries. While the tickets at the ground level are priced at Rs 3000, Rs 5000 and Rs 6000 which are also available through internet.

The Sports Minister clarified the East Bengal has paid a tax of 82 lacks 6 thousand rupees for the scheduled programme. The progamme of the 21st evening will be inaugurated by Parimal Dey who was incidentally a hero of the IFA Shield Final of 1970. He will light the "MASHAL" the symbol of Red and Gold.

Mr Kalyan Mazumd'r the Red and Gold General Secretary mentioned that it was on the historic day of the IFA Shield final the supporters lighted the "MASHAL" in the gallery with the help of paper. Earlier the Bollywood stars will meet the media on 20th evening at the club lawn where another legendary footballer Shyam Singh Thapa will be present.