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22nd October 2021 : Telugu Theatre Part 2

The second session on Telugu theatre was as engrossing as the first one. Eminent Telugu theatre personality Mr G Uday Bhanu narrated the early 20th century scene of Telugu theatre to the mid-20th century—how Telugu group theatre ...

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15th October 2021 : Jaya Jaya He Mahishasura Mardini

The programme visualised by our member, Professor Rita Chattopadhyay was a most enchanting one. An interesting interactive session followed, wherein the discussion ranged from the Bengali Dashami to the Kashmiri rituals followed at this time of the year. On ...

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8th October 2021 : Medley of Melodies

We spent a most enchanting evening listening to some of our members play a variety of musical instruments...and so did our other members. We received an overwhelming response from them immediately after the programme. They expressed their appreciation ...

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1st October 2021 : Support Elders Annual Day

The programme was enjoyed by all the members who participated on Zoom. They showed their appreciation by enthusiastically applauding each performance. Our members and viewers were also inspired and delighted to know the statistics about the elderly and their ...

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17th September 2021 : Songs of Celebration

Music Choir members ushered in the festive season in a most delightful and melodious way with their dazzling variety of songs. The joy and the rhythm of the festival was palpable and infectious, as our members once again proved ...

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10th September : Telugu Theatre (Part 1)

Eminent Telugu theatre personality Mr Udaybhanu along with two other prominent Hyderabad theatre activists Mr Swapan Mondal and Ms Souravi Roy talked about Telugu theatre—the way it was in late 19th century and early 20th century. How it ...

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3rd September : To Teachers, With Love

Teachers' Day was celebrated by our members with much fervour and enhusiasm this Friday with some of our members paying tribute to their teacher and a most engaging post-event discussion on Zoom. The discussion was a programme by itself, ...

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20th August : Joys of Comfort Food

It was a spread of home-cooked food with less spice, sparse ingredients and simple procedure. The breakfast dish was Luchi Alurdom. Lunch & dinner with Fish Curry. For evening snacks we had egg with poppy seed paste and bread Ledikeni ...

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13th August : Kismet

A far cry from typical Bollywood blockbusters, Kismet, with its progressive and off-beat story is more similar to the movies we see on the different OTT platforms these days. This blockbuster of yesteryears had swept into the hearts of ...

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6th August : Of Brushes and Colours

It was an Art festival. Colours flowing all over the canvas with figures, landscape, still life, portraits and what not. From village life to mountains to cityscape, it was a virtual exhibition by our members, Mr N N Dasgupra, ...

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30th July : Humans in the World Wide Web

Searching for a nearby momo shop or the solution to a mind-boggling Mathematical problem? Where do you look? It’s the Wondrous Wizard’s Wand. Oh! It's officially called the World Wide Web, in short WWW. Mr. Samiran Gupta, ...

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23rd July : Monsoon Antakshari

As the raindrops kept falling rimjhim rimjhim our members broke into songs of monsoon. Eighteen members participated, singing various songs from American folk to Bangla & Hindi film songs, Rabindrasangeet to North Indian folk. It was truly a musical monsoon ...

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16th July : Grandchildren's Show

We celebrated one of the sweetest relationships possible - Grandparents & Grandchildren. As many as eighteen grandchildren participated in this extravaganza. Songs, poetry, dance, recital of piano, guitar, cello, violin, and even a running commentary of a game by the ...

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9th July : Architectural Landscape of British India

Dr Swati Chattopadhyay, professor in the department of History of Art and Architecture, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, gave an extremely informative and engaging session on colonial art and how it influenced architecture and social mores in India. ...

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2nd July : Magic Of Mathematics #2 - Zero The Hero

Our member Prof. Irene Sarkar, Ex Faculty Earth Science IIT Roorkee, talked about Zero. It was the second part of the series Magic Of Mathematics. It was the story of how Zero gradually became a numeral from a mere ...

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25th June : Textile Traditions

India's obsession with the Banarasi seems to be eternal and stoking interest in its bewitching forms, styles and 21st century experimentations with the weave, was eminent textile curator, Mayank Mansingh Kaul. He took our members through the pages of ...

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18th June : Eat what you watch

SE-Gourmet never ceases to whet our appetite for more. This time members and friends of Support Elders got together to present quite a cornucopia with from the typically Bengali chaporghonto, toker daal, chhanar daalna and doi maach to Andhra ...

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11th June : The Beauty of Nature - A Mathematical Perspective

Prof. I. Sarkar took us into the realms of maths and nature; through petals and flowers into the fascinating Fibonacci sequence, the golden ratio leading to predictable patterns in everything, from atoms to celestial bodies. Nature uses this ratio ...

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4th June : Encounters with the Environment

Teaching apart, our member, Prof. R Ghosh, has done interesting projects across the world dealing with environmental challenges. From taking biogas to rural Bengal to her Jamaican experience with sugarcane waste and brick-making from red mud, she shared many ...

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28th May : Rock-Cut!

Neither time nor age can wither the infinite beauty of the Ajanta paintings and sculputres. It was thus a mesmerizing evening with a guided tour of the cave complex, the chaita grihas carved out of rocks and the murals, ...

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21st May : Members' Antakshari

It was truly the season of sun, thirst and perspiration and spirits at the Support Elders Sing2Win Antakshari Club presentation with members celebrating summer. Not only did they enjoy a 'summer holiday' with 'summer wine' but also the ...

14th May : Just Transitions

Can coal ever become truly green? Our member Mr P. S. Bhattacharyya, former Chairman Coal India, lucidly talked about the economics of the transition process and the Indian imperative for a roadmap to a zero carbon emission India, even ...

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9th May : Celebrating Rabindranath

It was the grandest celebration of Rabindra Jayanti ever at Support Elders for the sheer variety and spontaneity of the programme! Our members observed the birthday of the bard with great devotion and joy. First came the structured programme ...

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7th May : Trading Fair and Square

A story about a global movement working to secure for artisanal producers and groups fair prices for their produce and ensure that they produce under fair conditions for themselves and their producers. A story of 10 principles of Fair Trade ...

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30th April : Film Ginni (Better Half)

How does a senior citizen, living by himself, engage with the numerous technological denizens at home? They have minds of their own and give him a tantalising time, much like a spouse, caring and nagging and making for a ...

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23rd April : Every Drop Counts

Water crisis is an urgent ecological, health and hygiene crisis. Thankfully there are some organisations working to help address this problem. Two of our members, Mr S. K. Acharya and Mr D. N. Basak shared their views on this. ...

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16th April : Beautiful Beginnings

It was indeed a celebratory beginning to the new year for Support Elders, leading with Ms S. Ray telling a story about a heritage Hyderabadi lamp that she lit, symbolically dispelling darkness; Ms G. Sundararaman talking about the significance ...

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15th April : Naba Annonde Jaago

It was Poila Baishakh, the Bengali New Year and our members celebrated it with great enthusiasm, beginning with a soft rendition of Rabindranath's 'Nababarsho', recited by Ms N. Dasgupta, followed by the mellifluous Chander hasir bandh bhengeche, by Ms ...

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9th April : Covid questions; Candid answers

We had a most enlightening session with Dr Avik Basu, as he talked to us about the current Covid situation—in between vaccines; the nature of the mutating virus; the standard preventive measures; and the possibilities of safe interactions ...

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2nd April : Members go a-cheffing

The decision was unanimous after the cornucopia of eats, from breakfast to teatime snacks, prepared by members and friends of Support Elders—the session was most enjoyable and a gourmet's delight. Ms L. Bose loved the "yummy and delicious ...

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26th March : Holi Hai!

"The lively spirit of all senior members" who sang and danced to celebrate dol/holi, totally charmed Ms A. Biswas, daughter of our member, Ms A. Biswas, who watched it from Canada. Watching the programme from their homes, during ...

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19th March : Floral Fantasies; Restful Minds

It does not matter whether it is a pot or a plot; if there are flowers everyone is delighted. If there is greenery, everyone feels at peace. Our Friday Evening Special in which members shared their gardening experiences was ...

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12th March : When the climate changes

Our members had an erudite exchange of thoughts around the environment with the internationally renowned physicist, N. Sundararman, the founder secretary of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. This followed a presentation, 'When the climate changes', by him. He ...

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5th March : Talking Tabla

With his fingers flying over the tabla and the bayaan, Surojato Roy delighted our members with his rendition of the kayda, the Farukabad Rela in the Tisra Jati and Khanda ...

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26th February : Antakshari Club — SE-Sing2Win — presentation

It was a merry musical entangle with 13 of our members vying for rights to sing the song beginning with the last letter of the previous song. Some took their fun very seriously, with notes and notations, ready at the ...

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19th February : Meeting in the Mountains

It was a meeting in the hills of Uttarakhand but who was meeting whom? Two brothers in a world of hallucination? Or a spirited ghost teasing a man? Or was it a reincarnation followed by second death? Questions, questions, ...

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12th February : The Spirit of Innovation

It's all going, going... car keys, cameras, hard drives, ATM cards, said our member, Mr A. Mookherjea, literally delivering the future at our Friday Evening Special to members, all agog as he spoke on the Spirit of Innovation. Ms ...

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5th February : Gourmet Grandmoms

Food excites the mind and the palate and our members welcomed the launch of Support Elders' cooking club, SE-Gourmet, with great enthusiasm. The animated discussion that followed the launch of SE-Gourmet's first production, a recipe book, 'Gourmet Grandmoms', was ...

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29th January : Cinema Cinema (Part 3)

It was a happy-sad story; a lovely history. Cinema Cinema, the three-part serial, produced for Support Elders' Friday Evening Special, concluded on January 29, 2021, bringing the curtains down on the tale of a colourful entertainment space, now fighting for survival. ...

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22nd January : Life and time with Netaji’s INA

Bombs to the left of them; bombs to the right of them; forcing them to seek shelter, losing some of their dearest friends ... but the brave warriors of Netaji's Rani Jhansi Regiment of the INA marched on. On Friday, ...

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15th January : Excavating Moghalmari

Excavating Moghalmari was a very special expedition for us at Support Elders. Cinema for a Cause took us to the Moghalmari village, where lies the archaeological excavation site in the Dantan II CD block in the Kharagpur subdivision of ...

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8th January : Cinema Cinema II

Support Elders presentation, Cinema Cinema II (January 8) was a superhit at the box office! Stories about the 'Golden Triangle' of the Esplanade movie theatres, Globe, New Empire, Lighthouse. The anecdotes about the other halls of the Dharmatola-Esplanade area; the ...

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31st December 2020 & 1st January : Hello 2021

We had two editions of our Hello 2021 programme to welcome the New Year: on December 31, 2020 @ 8.30pm and on January 1, @ 11 am.

Many of our members performed for the happy occasion with elocution, dance and music. Some showcased their ...

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11th December : The stitch that ran
Ms Shamlu Dudeja, mathematician, teacher and a passionate patron of Bengal’s own kantha art form, talked about the fabulous running stitch by Bengal's rural kantha artisans. It is a unique form of recycling worn-out clothes and transforming them into ...
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7th December 2020 : Smart Folks - Smart Phones Part 5

The fifth and the last session delt with installing of Applications. A video was played explaining various points on how to install Apps. There was an exhaustive interactive session after the video. 

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30th November 2020 : Smart Folks - Smart Phones Part 4

The fourth session delt with Facebook and its dos and don'ts. A video was played explaining various points on how to use Facebook. There was an extensive interactive session after the video. 

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4th December 2020 : Indian Textiles Traditions

Mayank Mansingh Kaul a celebrity designer and an exponent of Banarasi textiles took us to a journey through all the four dimensions of the fabulous fabric of the textile industry of Banaras. 

Mayank talked about the ...

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27th November 2020 : Saravor - Spirit of the Dhakuria Lakes

A film by Cinema for a Cause captures the spirit of the Dhakuria Lake, its history, the bio-diversity, the multifarious activities that happens around this heritage waterbody of the mega metropolis.

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20th November 2020 : Magnificent Meiteis : Marvellous Movements

Suman Sarawgi explained the nuances of Manipuri Dance, it’s history and tradition. It was a demonstrative lecture. The viewers enjoyed it thoroughly.

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16th November 2020 : Smart Folks - Smart Phones Part 3

The third session delt with usage of Google Meet. A video was played explaining various points on how to use GMeet. There was an exhaustive interactive session after the video. 

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13th November 2020 : Shakti Shyamasangeet

It was an array of Shyamasangeet, songs dedicated to the mother Goddess Kali by Dr Madhumita Saha.

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10th November 2020 : Smart Folks - Smart Phones Part 2

The second session started on 10th November 2020 at 6.00pm. The discussion was on usage of WhatsApp. A video was played explaining various points on how to use WhatsApp. There was an interesting interactive session after the video. 

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2nd November 2020 : Smart Folks - Smart Phones Part 1

It was long time request from our members to organize a session on the nitty-gritties of using a smart phone. 

We have arranged for 5 such sessions on the usage of smart phones. 

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30th October 2020 : Durga Puja 2020 - A Wrapup

On special request from our members we conducted a virtual tour of Durga Pujas of Kolkata, Nandigram of East Midnapore, Shantiniketan, Abinashpur of Birbhum and Beijing. We visited South Kolkata, North Kolkata, Salt Lake pandals. Then to East Midnapore, ...

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23rd October 2020 : Shantirupena Samsthita (May The Devine Reside As Peace Within)

The festive season has arrived. For the Bengalis it started with a bunch of Bengali songs. Those were termed as “Pujor Gaan” –  Songs of the Puja. They were the mainstream Bengali basic modern songs. All the famous singers ...

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16th October 2020 : The Dance of Shiva

The talk was about Seismology, the scientific study of earthquakes, a seismological study of Garhwal Himalaya in particular. The talk was delivered by Dr. Irene Sarkar.

Dr. Sarkar obtained Ph.D. degree in Applied Geophysics from erstwhile ...

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9th October 2020 : Ektara Bawlay

A repertoire of Baul songs presented by Dipannita Acharya - a Baul anuragi, a devotee of Baul tradition. She took us to a journey to the realm of Bauls, a mystic land with magical songs. Dipannita Acharya while chanting ...

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25th September 2020 : Tamil Traditions - Kolkata Konnekt

Mr Raju Raman a very well-known Kolkata Tam, who is also a Bong by association. An engineer from Jadavpur University had always been busy building bridges between the two cultures. Apart from being an engineer, he is a quizmaster, ...

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17th September 2020 : Ethereal Earth : Faithful Fingers

Kumortuli, the potter’s colony. We were in a virtual tour inside the bylanes, where Ma Durga comes alive. In a way it was more than just a tour. We walked through the entire process of transforming a lump ...

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11th September 2020 : When The Soul Takes Over Tunefully

The dynamic dozen of Support Elders presented an evening of Song, poetry, painting and recitation. It was both on Zoom and Youtube simultaneously. The session carried on for almost one and a half hour. After the main event, many ...

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5th September 2020 : Teachers And The Taught - Yesterday Today Tomorrow

Our members, eminent professors, academics, teachers.....who share special moments of their teaching careers and the new teaching environment.

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29th August 2020 : Celebrating The 6th Raising Day

As we celebrate our 6th Raising Day, we cannot help but remember the get-togethers of the previous years...the fun and camaraderie we shared on this day with the entire team and their families. The excitement of the team ...

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26th August 2020 : Kolkata's Lucknowi Legacy

A journey to 19th century Kolkata and it’s cultural legacy. May 1857 Nawab Wazid Ali Shah settled at Kolkata. He brought with him his dream city Lucknow. This is the story of how the cultural heritage of Lucknow mingled ...

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15th August 2020 : Flashback 15th August 1947 By General Shankar Roy Chowdhury

Our member General Shankar Roy Chowdhury, PVSM, ADC; Formar Chief of Army Staff and Member of yhe Indian Parliament, shares inspirational memorirs of his first Independence Day, when just a boy of 11.

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14th August 2020 : Flashback 15th August 1947 By Ms Uma Ahmad

Tantalising rendezvous between grandmom and granddaughter. Diya Katyal stirs up memories in her grandmother's mind. Our member Ms Uma Ahmad, reflects on the tumultuous times that she experienced before and after Independence.

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12th August 2020 : Meghdoot Revisited By Ashram Kanyas

Once again a special bond of poetry and music. Two ashram kanyas revisited Meghdoot with Gurudev. It was a Rabondrath poem celebrating Meghdoot of Kalidas. A number of Rabindrasangeet was playing like a breeze running through the verses.

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5th August 2020 : Trading Tales Of Bustling Kolkata Bazaars

Dr. Debasish Basu an amDr. Debasish Basu an amazing story teller and an authority on 18th & 19th century Kolkata, revealed the history of the various markets of Kolkata. It was a virtual trip to 18th & 19th century ...

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30th July 2020 : A Discourse Between Poetry And Music

The Fabulous Four, a Quartet who created a bouquet of music and poetry. A bunch of Rabindrasangeet woven together with three poems of various period stretching from contemporary of Rabindranath to the poets of modern era. It was a ...

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14th July 2020 : A Walk In The Park

Our member Ms Flower Silliman takes a virtual stroll down Park Street from the 1940s to the 1960s, stopping by every interesting store or eatery, reminiscing about shops, songs, singers and sweets.

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8th July 2020 : Celebrating The Golden Era of Bengali Modern Song Online

Support Elders is a musical family, in the Sound of Music genre! Some seven members thus celebrated songs of yesteryears over Zoom on facebook live. The programme started about 5.45 in the evening and continued for an hour. Two of ...

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30th June 2020 : International Tagore Poem Recitation Day Online

30th June 2020 evening lightened up with the verses of Gitanjali. Support Elders was honoured to present this programme on International Tagore Poem Recitation Day – “Gianjalir Anjali”, offering our tribute to the great poet Rabindranath from his Song Offerings.

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15th June 2020 : Nazrul Sandhya Online

15th June 2020, Support Elders came up with exuberant celebration of Nazrul Sandhya, online. It started with a great rendition of “Kheliche Jaladebi” on synthesizer by Ms T Ganguly, followed by the recitation of "Lichu ...

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9th May 2020 : Rabindra Jayanti Online

Support Elders is happy to share with you the joyous celebration of Rabindra Jayanti, online, on 9th May 2020. Though spread across the city, the participants were happy to join in the celebration of the ...

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11th March 2020 : DOL Utsav

Spring has arrived. Our cityscape has changed with loads of crimson blossoms – Palas, Simul everywhere.  New leaves of soothing green invading the territory of asphalt and concrete. It is the time for colours. We celebrated DOL Utsav at ...

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Coffee Morning 2 March 2020: Mrs Magpie Cafe

Coffee Morning at Mrs Magpie, Salt lake on 2 March 2020.

Members arrived one by one. Our ZCs and AC of that area helped them to get down from the vehicle and escorted them to the café. After the ...

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27th Feb 2020: Film Screening and Discussion - Bhuvan Some

It is a 1969 Hindi film directed by Mrinal Sen. The cast includes Utpal Dutt (Mr. Bhuvan Shome) and Suhasini Mulay (Gauri, a village belle). Sen based his film on a Bengali story by Balai Chand Mukhopadhyay. The film is ...

26th Feb 2020: Heritage Trip to Marble Palace, Jorasanko Thakur Bari and Parswanath Temple

We went down memory lane to 19th century Kolkata. This time we visited Marble Palace (Mullick Bari of Chorbagan), Jorasanko Thakur Bari and Parswanath Temple of Belgachia. All three places are well-known landmarks of Bengal cultural heritage.

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13th Feb 2020: Film Screening and Discussion - Haate Bazare

It is a 1967 award-winning art film by noted Bengali director Tapan Sinha. The story revolves around the conflict between good and evil. The film stars Ashok Kumar, Vyjayanthimala (in her first Bengali venture) and Ajitesh Bandopadhyay in the lead ...

20th Feb 2020: Discussion by Jaya Mitra Literature and Quality of Life

It was indeed a great honour and pleasure to have Jaya Mitra, an eminent literary personality, present amongst us for our discussion session. She talked about literature and how it can enhance the quality ...

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5th Feb 2020: Day Trip to Deulti and residence of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

We set off for Deulti in the early hours of 5th February 2020. Breakfast was served in the bus. After reaching Nirala Resort, tea was served. Everyone was delighted to see the garden that was ...

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16th Jan 2020: Pithe Puli Utsav @ Golf Green Phase I Community Hall

We celebrated the traditional Bengali ‘Pithe Parbon’ through our Pithe Puli Utsav on 16th January 2020 at Golf Green Phase 1 Community Hall. The event started with songs sung by renowned singer Mr Pratul Mukhopadhyay, well-known ...

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10th Jan 2020: Discussion on Neurology by Dr Nirup Datta

The discussion session hosted by Dr Nirup Datta at the Institute of Mass Communication Film & Television Studies was very interesting, interactive and helpful for all the attendees. Dr Datta described the symptoms, prevention ...

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2nd Jan 2020: New Year Celebration @ Rabindra Okakura Bhawan

We had our New Year celebration at Rabindra Okakura Bhavan, Salt Lake on 2nd January 2020. The cultural programme started sharp at 11.30 a.m. with our member, Dr Shibani Moulik, singing a bhajan and a ...

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20th Dec 19: Picnic @ Eco Urban Village

As always, our picnic at Eco Urban Village, New Town started with a delicious breakfast. Everybody enjoyed the warm Winter sun and togetherness. Members sang songs, recited poems, read out texts that they had ...

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8th Dec 19: Heritage Tour in Kolkata

 

We went on a heritage tour for a feel of 18th-Century Kolkata. We visited the Magen David Synagogue and the Beth El Synagogue. We were blessed ...

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4th Dec 19: Discussion session on History of Kolkata

Dr Debashish Basu began a most interesting session on the ‘History of Kolkata—Family history and the History of Adi Ganga’ with a process of unlearning. He explained the geological history of this region ...

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30th Nov 19: Picnic @ Prakriti Gardens

 We set off for Prakriti Gardens for a day-long picnic. Members settled down under the shacks and umbrellas, while breakfast was served. Then, songs were sung and a game of passing the pillow ...

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11th Nov 19: Heritage Day Trip to Hanseswari Temple

Our day-long Heritage Trip to Hanseswari Temple at Bansberia, Hooghly was much appreciated by the participating members. Our members enjoyed visiting this heritage site, along with the Vasudeb Temple, which stands next to the ...

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3rd Oct 19: Pujo Porikroma

 

Early in the morning of Maha Panchami we set off on the ‘Support Elders Pujo Porikroma’. After picking up our members from different parts of Kolkata, ...

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1st Oct 19: Support Elders Silver Connect 2019

 

We celebrated our annual day on 1st October, 2019, on the occasion of International Day of Older Persons at Rabindra Okakura Bhavan in Salt Lake. The cultural ...

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