Women achievers in performing arts, other fields crowned

first_imgKolkata, Apr 22 (PTI) Singer Arati Mukherjee, director -actor Churni Ganguly, theatre activist Usha Ganguly, archer Dola Banerjee, have been crowned as Woman of Substance in their respective fields at the biggest jewellery show in eastern India. Fashion designer Sharbari Dutta, actress Paoli Dam and educationist Devi Kar were also felicitated. “All these women are achievers in their respective fields and made their mark. Each of them embodies the concept of Sonar Meye, Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee said after felicitating the ladies with trophies and citation yesterday.”From the domain of sports to performing arts and fashion designing, Sonar Meyera (daughters of gold) are taking the nation forward. Lets not forget the immense contribution of women in building the society,” Prosenjit said.”I am honoured as this award has more symbolic value,” Churni, whose Bengali film Nirbasito inspired by the life of a woman Bangladeshi writer on exile was referred in citation, said.Sonar Sansar, the jewellery show, is being jointly organised by Swarna Shilpa Bachao Committee (SSBC), a forum of jewellers and KNC Services, which organises jewellery exhibitions.The fair will continue for four days. PTI SUS MMlast_img read more