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The Project envisages carrying on advocacy activities on a joint venture by the West Bengal Legislator’s Forum on HIV/AIDS and West Bengal State AIDS Prevention and Control Society, Government of West Bengal and MANT. The project got initiated on 4th August, 2004 at West Bengal Legislative Assembly. In continuation, MANT with support form West Bengal Legislative Assembly and West Bengal State AIDS Prevention and Control Society, Government of West Bengal facilitated the process of reconstitution of the Forum after Assembly Election held in 2006. Finally on 16th January 2007 the newly constituted Forum started its journey at Syed Nausher Ali Hall, West Bengal Legislative Assembly in presence of Honorable Chief Minister ShriBuddhadebBhattacharjee, Honorable Speaker, ShriHasim Abdul Halim, Dr. SurjaKanta Mishra, Honorable Minister-In –Charge, Health and Family Welfare and P& RD Department, Government of West Bengal, Dr. ManasBhuinya, Leader of Legislative Party of INC, Dr. TapatiSaha, Chairperson, Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare and Convener, West Bengal Legislators’ Forum on HIV/AIDS, Dr. R.S. Shukla, Project Director, West Bengal State AIDS Prevention and Control Society and 200 MLAs and dignitaries. This year ShriManoranjanPatra was elected as the Convener of the Forum.