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  • M.Phil (1st class, Sub: Philosophy, University of Calcutta)
  • Former part-time lecturer of S.A. Jaipuria College, Kolkata.
  • Writer
  • Researcher
  • Bharathanatyam( Thanjavur Devdasi style) Dancer
  • Rabindra Dancer
  • Creative Dancer
  • Choreographer
  • Singer (Rabindra, Nazrul, Classical, Modern, Hindi, English, Devotional etc.)
  • Anchor
     
Academic Qualification (Education)





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  • Madhyamik (high 1st div.) School: Tarasundari Balika Vidyabhaban, Howrah.; Board: W.B.B.S.E , 1996
  • Higher Secondary (high 1st div. ) School: Tarasundari Balika Vidyabhaban, Howrah; Council: W.B.C.H.S.E , 1998
  • B.A. (3 year honors in Philosophy), (high 1st class). College: Bijoy Krishna Girls’ College, Howrah; Lady Brabourne College ( Kolkata). University: University of Calcutta. 2002
  • M.A. Sub: Philosophy (high 1st class) University of Calcutta. 2004.
  • M.Phil Sub: Philosophy (high 1st class) University of Calcutta. 2006.
  • Got National Scholarship from the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development ,National Scholarship Scheme; 2002-2003 for getting high 1st class in ‘B.A. 3 year honors examination in Philosophy ’(C.U.).
  • M.A. (Sub: Philosophy.. Got high 1st class and stood 1st in Special paper…(‘Comparative Study of Religion’). (C.U.)
  • Preparing for PhD…( interested to work in the area of “Science and Spirituality”).
  • Fluent in English, Hindi, Bengali (writing, speaking)… Got ‘A- Grade’ from ‘The British Institutes, Kolkata’…(July, 2005)… in ‘Conversational English’.
  • Having good knowledge of operating computer (desktop, laptop).., surfing internet.
   
Working Experiences






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  • Having One year experience of working as a part-time lecturer of ‘Seth Anandram Jaipuria College.. 10, Raja Naba Krishna Street , Kolkata- 700 005’. (Sub: Philosophy, from September, 2006 to August, 2007).
  • Having lots of experiences of coaching Higher Secondary, B.A. Honors, Pass( Sub: Philosophy); M.A.( Sub: Philosophy). Students have got 1st div., 1st class in their examinations…Can teach All the areas of Philosophy…Special Paper of M.A., M.Phil was ‘Comparative Study of Religion’…
  • Having lots of experiences of making thesis paper, article, script writing…Can write any type of article, research-oriented paper, script, any type of writing…( languages: English, Hindi, Bengali)…
  • Done a script of a short cultural program on “ Rabindranath Tagore’s concept of Universal Humanism”. Writing article on “Dharma…..its concept, evolution….its significant role in building the philosophy of life , its deterioration and solutions to stop this deterioration”…
  • Written thesis papers on: ( M.Phil Seminar papers)
    a) ‘Psycho-analytic study of Religion by Sigmund Freud’
    b) ‘Practical Vedanta: Swami Vivekananda’
    c) ‘Creation Theory of Universe: A Scientific Theory of Veda’
    d) ‘Nataraja, Lord Siva- A Philosophical & Psychological View’
  • (M.Phil Dissertation paper)
    e) ‘Culture, Religion & Dharma: A Reconciliation in the Modern Context’
     

Academic Qualification (Dance)


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  • Completed “Arengetram”( professional debut of a dancer) in Bharathanatyam (1994), School: Bharatiya Kala Kendram, Kolkata…Guru: Guru Vaishali Chaudhuri ( Director of International Dance Council, UNESCO; disciple of late Guru N. Panderinathan, former Head of the Dept. of Dance; Rabindra Bharati Unversity).

    Rabindra Dance: School: Srijani, Howrah. Guru: Srimati Deepa Mitra, Srimati Sanchita Mitra

  • Got “Sangeet Bivakar” award with 1st div. distinction in Bharathanatyam (1993-1994) from Bangiya Sangeet Parishad ( affiliated to Rabindra Bharati University).
  • Passed 6th year (1st div distinction) in Bharathanatyam(1996-97) from Bangiya Sangeet Parishad( affiliated to Rabindra Bharati University)
  • Passed 7th year (1st div. distinction, awarded as “Sangeet Ratna”) in Rabindra Nritya (1995-96) from Bangiya Sangeet Parishad( affiliated to Rabindra Bharati University)…
   
Working Experiences :
Having experiences of choreographing, arranging cultural programs, performing dance-dramas, dramas…
   
Academic Qualification (Music)
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  • Passed 5th year (“Sangeet Visharad” award) with 1st div. distinction in ‘Rabindra Sangeet’ (2009-2010) from Prachin Kala Kendra, Chandigarh.
  • Passed 5th year (“Sangeet Visharad” award) with 1st div. distinction in ‘Nazrul Geeti’ (2008-2009) from Prachin Kala Kendra, Chandigarh.
  • Passed 5th year (“Sangeet Visharad” award with 1st class, stood bronze in ‘Rabindra Sangeet’(2000-2001) from Purbi Sangeet O Kala Kendra, India.
  • Passed 4th year with 1st div. distinction in ‘Nazrul Geeti’ (2002-2003) from Purbi Sangeet O Kala Kendra, India.
  • Passed 4th year (“Sangeet Bisharad” award) with 1st div. distinction in ‘Classical Music’ from Sarba Bharatiya Sangeet O Sanskriti Parishad (1991-92).
  • Passed 2nd year (“Sangeet Bhushan” award) with 1st div. distinction in ‘Classical Music’ from Prachin Kala Kendra, Chandigarh.( 2006-2007).
    Guru (Music): Srimati Gitali Das, (Oikyataan Music School), Howrah; Banichakra School ( Kolkata). Sri Dipankar Chattopaddhya.
     
Working Experiences

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  • Having experiences of giving auditions for Indian Idol, Star Voice of India, Radio channel. Performed a music program on TV for Cable channel.
  • Performed at Swabhumi , after that given audition over phone and selected as one of the performers amongst the 34 performers across India for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Academy, Mumbai (Session 2008-09).
  • Performed a music program for Washington Bangla Radio on 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranatha Tagore.
  • Performed music program on Rashtriya Bhasa Divas at the Food Dept. of Government of India ( Kolkata branch).
  • Performed music program on Sarat Janmatsava at Sarat Sadan and got certificate of honor from Tatthya O Sanskriti Daftar , Govt. of West Bengal.
  • Performed music program on 22 she Shrabon, at Sarat Sadan, organized by the Police dept. of Howrah.
  • Performed music program at Oindrila Jatiya Sangeet Utsava at Lady Brabourne college.
  • Performed music at Sukanta Hall (organized by Purbi Sangeet O Kala Kendra)
  • Performed a music program on TV for Cable channel.
  • Performed music program on Valentine’s Day.
  • Performed music program on Bijya Dashami , organized by… ‘Senjuti’-(senior person’s organization), Howrah.
     
Academic Qualification (Anchoring) : Passed with A- Grade in ‘Anchoring and News Reading’ from “NITS Film & Fashion School” (A unit of National Institute of Technical Studies), Kolkata. (September-December, 2005).
     
Working experiences

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  • Done an anchoring program on ATN World TV channel. 
  • Done an anchoring program in a fare-well ceremony of I.C., organized by the Howrah Police Dept. at Sarat Sadan.
  • Performed an anchoring program of a welcome ceremony of Police Super, Mayor, Deputy Mayor of Howrah and some other famous persons of different streams, organized by a renowned club of Howrah.
  • Performed an anchoring program for Pragati Art Gallery, Howrah.
  • Performed anchoring program on the final examination of anchoring, NITS and got A-grade (2005).
  • Done an anchoring program on 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, organized by eminent writers Sri Amiya Bandopaddhya and others ….Howrah.
     
Major Performances (Education)







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  1. M.Phil …sub:   Philosophy ( high 1st class), 2006.
  2. M.A. …..sub: Philosophy (high 1st class), Got 1st position in Special Paper: Comparative Study of Religion), 2004.
  3. B.A. (3 Year Honors)….Sub: Philosophy (high 1st class; National Scholarship holder), 2002.
  4. Written thesis papers on
    a) ‘Psycho-analytic study of Religion by Sigmund Freud’
    b) ‘Practical Vedanta: Swami Vivekananda’
    c)‘Creation Theory of Universe: A Scientific Theory of Veda’
    d) ‘Nataraja, Lord Siva- A Philosophical & Psychological View’
    e) ‘Culture, Religion & Dharma: A Reconciliation in the Modern Context’
  5. Participated in various International & National Seminars. Some are:
    a) International Seminar on “Necessity and Contingency: Indian and Western Views” organized by the Department of Philosophy, in commemoration of the Post-Centenary Golden Jubilee Celebration of the University of Calcutta, held on Jan 8 and 9, 2007.
    b) National Seminar sponsored by the Indian Council of Philosophical Research  on the “Philosophy Of Professor K.C. Bhattacharya” at the  Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark, Kol-29 during Feb 6-8, 2006, organized by  the ‘Indian Academy Of  Philosophy’.
    c) National Seminar, sponsored by  USEFI on “Islam’s Contribution to Philosophy”, organized by the Department of Philosophy, University of Calcutta, held on February 5 and 6, 2007.
    d) National Conference on “Towards Reaching the Unreached: Philosophy of Equity and Development”, sponsored by U.G.C, organized by the Dept. of Philosophy, Bijoy Krishna Girls’ College, Howrah held on 20th April, 2007.
    e) National Seminar on “Celebration of fifty years of publication of Prof. D.P.Chattopadhyaya’s Lokayata: A Study in Indian materialism” organized by the “Asiatic Society , Kolkata” on 24th & 25th November, 2010
    f) Interdisciplinary Seminar on “Religion, Reason and Society” organized by the Department of Philosophy in collaboration with the Centre for Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Calcutta on 2nd and 3rd March, 2006.
     
Major Performances (Dance)



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  1. Completed “Arengetram” ( Professional debut of a dancer)  in Bharathanatyam at Birla Academy and got certificate of honor from Bharatiya Kala Kendram (Kolkata) given by  Guru Vaishali Chaudhuri , Director  of Bharatiya Kala Kendram: Srimati  Swapna Chaudhuri , Sri Ansu Sur, Chief Executive Officer of Nandan, (1994).
  2. Performed at Marble Palace- 2 times.
  3. Performed at French Consulate.
  4. Performed Bharathanatyam program on “150th Anniversary of University of Calcutta” (College Street campus).
  5. Performed “Inter-Collegiate Oriental Dance Competition”, organized by the Calcutta University Institute; (2000-2001) at University Institute Hall.
  6. Performed 2 times on “Chatra- Yuva Utsava” ( State level Students’ & Youth Festival ) at Tamluk , organized by  Krira O Yuva Kalyan Bibhag, Government of West Bengal. (1997, 2006).
  7. Performed dance many times at Rabindra Sadan.
  8. Performed dance at Gorki Sadan.
  9. Performed Bharathanatyam dance at ‘Chneratar Hall’, Kolkata-20; on “TALENT- 95”, organized by the Bangla Chalachitra Prachar Sansad..( March, 1995).
  10. Performed Bharathanatyam at Rotary Sadan on “Eastern Classical District Talent Hunt Comp” (1997).
  11. Performed dance on “Oindrila Jatiya Sanskriti Utsava” at Lady Brabourne College.
  12. Performed Bharathanatyam program on “National Magic Festival” at Gol Mohor Hall, Howrah.
  13. Performed dance program on “Doctor’s Conference” at Tollygunge Golf Club, Kolkata.
  14. Performed dance program at University of Calcutta ( Alipore Autonomous) on “Inter Departmental Annual Indoor & Cultural program”  organized by Calcutta University Students’ Union.
  15. Performed Bharathanatyam at Sarat Sadan(  Howrah) on “Chatra-Yuva Utsav competition”.
  16. Performed Bharathanatyam at Howrah Girls’ college cultural hall on “Teachers’ Day”…
  17. Performed dance at Rotaract Club of Howrah (24th August, 1997).
  18. Done a journalism on Bharathanatyam dance… an interview was taken and written by me, that article was published on “Music Bangla” magazine (Dreams Audio company) , ( October, 2007).
  19. An article on my dance career was published by “Alapan  Barta” Cultural Paper ( May, 2006).
  20. Done a grand dance program at the residence of Prof. Dr. Mayilvahanan Natarajan (Padma Shri laureate, Vice-Chancellor of The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai ). Performance was highly applauded by the audience.
     
Major Performances (Music)



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  1. Performed at Swabhumi , after that given audition over phone and selected as one of the performers amongst the 34 performers across India for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Academy, Mumbai  (Session 2008-09).
  2. Performed a music program for Washington Bangla Radio on 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranatha Tagore.
  3. Performed music program on Rashtriya Bhasa Divas at the Food Dept. of Government of India ( Kolkata branch).
  4. Performed music program on Sarat Janmatsava at Sarat Sadan and got certificate of honor from Tatthya O Sanskriti Daftar , Govt. of West Bengal.
  5. Performed music program on 22 she Shrabon, at Sarat Sadan, organized by the Police dept. of  Howrah.
  6. Performed music program at Oindrila Jatiya Sangeet Utsava at Lady Brabourne college.
  7. Performed music at Sukanta Hall (organized by Purbi Sangeet O Kala Kendra)
  8. Performed a music program on TV for Cable channel.
  9. Performed music program on Valentine’s Day.
  10. Performed music program on Bijya Dashami , organized by… ‘Senjuti’-(senior person’s organization), Howrah.
  11. Having experiences of giving auditions for Indian Idol, Star Voice of India, Radio channel.
  12. Done music program on the 92nd Birth Anniversary of legendary Musician V.Balsaraji, organized by the V.Balsara Memorial Committee & Calcutta United Cultural Society
     
Major Performances (Anchoring)

                    
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  1. Done an anchoring program on ATN World TV channel.
  2. Done an anchoring program in a fare-well ceremony of I.C., organized by the Howrah Police Dept. at Sarat Sadan.
  3. Performed an anchoring program of a welcome ceremony of Police Super, Mayor, Deputy Mayor of Howrah and some other famous persons of different streams, organized by a renowned club of Howrah.
  4. Performed an anchoring program for Pragati Art Gallery, Howrah.
  5. Performed anchoring program on the final examination of anchoring, NITS and got A-grade (2005).
  6. Done an anchoring program on 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, organized by eminent writers Sri Amiya Bandopaddhya and others ….Howrah.
     
Awards (Education)

                      
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  1. Madhyamik to M.Phil : got high 1st class.
  2. Got award from school for achieving high 1st div.  and over all excellent result … achieved 2nd position amongst  the students of school.
  3. Got National Scholarship from the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development National Scholarship Scheme, 2002-2003 for getting 1st class in B.A. (3 year honors in Philosophy) exam.
  4. Got 1st position in special paper ‘Comparative Study of Religion’ amongst  the students of special paper (Comparative Study of Religion) in the university examination of  M.A.
     
Awards (Dance)



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  1. Stood first 2 times in “Chatra Yuva Utsav, Krira O Yuva Kalyan Bibhag, Government of West Bengal District Talent Hunt competition ” in Bharathanatyam  Dance and reached at State level, (1997, 2006). Participated in the State level Students’ & Youth Festival ) at Tamluk , organized by  ‘Krira O Yuva Kalyan Bibhag, Government of West Bengal’. Also stood second in the same competition (1996).
  2. Stood first class 9th position in Bharathanatyam in the “Inter-Collegiate Oriental Dance Competition”, organized by the Calcutta University Institute (2000-2001).
  3. Stood first in the “Eastern Classical District Talent Hunt Dance Competition”, organized by Rotaract Club of Calcutta Metro East,( 1997).
  4. Stood first in Rabindra Nritya in “Inter Departmental Annual Indoor & Cultural Competition”, organized by Calcutta University Students’ Union, Alipore Autonomous (2003) and stood second in the same competition of Rabindra Nritya ( 2003-2004).
  5. Stood first in Bharathanatyam, got special prize in Rabindra dance in the “District Talent Hunt competition” of Oindrilla Jatiya Sangeet Academy (2007).
  6. Completed “Arengetram” in Bharathanatyam at Birla Academy and got certificate of honor from ‘Bharatiya Kala Kendram’, given by Guru Vaishali Chaudhuri and  Sri Ansu Sur,( Chief Executive Officer of Nandan) (1994).
  7. Got “ Sangeet Bivakar” (1993-1994)  and  “Sangeet Ratna”( 1995-96) Awards on Dance from Bangiya Sangeet Parishad (affiliated to Rabindra Bharati University).
  8. Passed 6th year (1st div distinction) in Bharathanatyam(1996-97) from Bangiya Sangeet Parishad( affiliated to Rabindra Bharati University)
  9. Stood first in Rabindra Nritya, organized by  Rotaract Club Of Howrah.( August, 1997).
  10. Performed Bharathanatyam dance on “TALENT- 95” at ‘Chneratar Hall’, organized by Bangla Chalachitra Prachar Sansad ( March, 1995).
  11. Done a journalism on Bharathanatyam dance… an interview was taken and written by me and that article was published on ‘Music Bangla’ magazine (Dreams Audio company (October, 2007).
  12. An article on my dance career was published by ‘Alapan Barta’ Cultural Paper (May, 2006).
  13. Got award for performing dance on “Doctor’s Conference” at Tollygunge Golf Club.
     

Awards (Music)



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  1. Passed 5th year (Awarded as ‘Sangeet Visharad’) in Nazrul Geeti (2008-2009) with 1st div. distinction from Prachin Kala Kendra, Chandigarh.
  2. Passed 5th year (Awarded as ‘Sangeet Visharad’) in  Rabindra Sangeet (2009-2010) with 1st div. distinction from Prachin Kala Kendra, Chandigarh.
  3. Passed 5th year (Awarded as ‘Sangeet Visharad’) with 1st div. distinction, stood 3rd in merit test & got bronze in Rabindra Sangeet from Purbi Sangeet O Kala Kendra, India. (18th Dec,2001).
  4. Passed 4th year ( Awarded as ‘Sangeet Bisharad’ )  with 1st div. distinction in Classical Music ( 1991-92) from Sarba Bharatiya Sangeet O Sanskriti Parishad, India.
  5. Passed 2nd year (“Sangeet Bhushan” award) with 1st div. distinction in Classical Music from Prachin Kala Kendra, Chandigarh.( 2006-2007).
  6. Got certificate from Tathya-O-Sanskriti Daftar, Howrah Govt.of W.B. for participating in a Music program in the Sarat janmatsava which was held in Sarat Sadan,(2006).
  7. Stood 3rd in Lokgeeti in the District Talent Hunt competition of Oindrilla Jatiya Sangeet Academy (2007).
  8. Selected as one of the performers amongst the 34 performers across India for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Academy, Mumbai; (Session 2008-09). Director: famous show maker Gajendra Singh.
     
Awards (Anchoring) : Got A-Grade in Anchoring- News Reading from NITS (2005).
     
Interest & Activities :
Dancing ,singing ,acting, painting, computer & internet surfing, communicating with people, attaining various seminars, workshops, cultural & spiritual gatherings, member of ‘RAMAKRISHNA MISSION’..,   Institute of  International Social Development, Kolkata , NGO in Special Consultative Status with the ECOSOC of the United Nations .  
I’m also a part of ‘Awaz Do’ movement of UNICEF, India ; ‘Shiksha India’ project  and having interest in social working..
     
Hobbies : Listening to music, watching TV, reading, traveling, doing computer-based works, cooking, painting, decorating home, chatting, communicating with friends, news collecting, photographing…