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  • Thousands line S.P. Mukherjee road to cheer the KKR team on its way to a grand felicitation ceremony at the Eden Gardens via Writer's Building. Picture by Sanat Kumar Sinha
  • KKR players hold aloft their IPL trophy as they are carried on a truck. Picture by Sanat Kumar Sinha
  • Work halts at the state secretariat as the KKR team calls on chief minister Mamata Banerjee and government staff crowd every balcony and the roof. Picture by Pradip Sanyal
  • KKR captain Gautam Gambhir and Mamata Banerjee with the trophy in front of Writer's Building on Tuesday. Picture by Pradip Sanyal
  • Mamata Banerjee boarded the team bus from Writer's Building to accompany the players to Eden Gardens. Picture by Pradip Sanyal
  • Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, co-owner of KKR and team members along with chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Cricket Association of Bengal Jagmohan Dalmyia at the felicitation ceremony at Eden Gardens Calcutta. Picture by Bishwarup Dutta
  • SRK along with Mamata Banerjee and Tollywood actress Rituparna Sengupta at Eden Gardens, Calcutta. Picture by Bishwarup Dutta
  • SRK helps Mamata Banerjee hold the trophy at Eden Gardens. Picture by Bishwarup Dutta
  • Mamata holds aloft a bunch of medals. SRK was the first to get one. Picture by Bishwarup Dutta
  • Shah Rukh Khan waves to the crowd from atop the Eden sightscreen scaffold. Picture by Bishwarup Dutta
  • Mamata supervises the cake cutting. Picture by Gautam Bose
  • It's a full house at Eden Gardens, which has an official seating capacity of 67,000. Picture by Bishwarup Dutta


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