Launch of the Website of Soi

SOI is happy to tell you about the grand inauguration of its website,, and Soi Blog which took place on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at Vivekananda Hall, Jadavpur  University on the occasion of the 16th birthday of Soi .The programme was supported by  the Womens Studies Department, J.U.

In the inaugural session, the lamp was lit by prominent poet Sri Shankha Ghosh, eminent scholar Prof. Bharati Roy, Dr. Aishika Chakraborty, Head of the Deptt. School of Women Studies, J.U. and Prof. Nabaneeta Dev Sen the founder president of Soi. The president Prof Dev Sen  spoke about the journey of Soi.  Later, Sri Shankha Ghosh launched the website and Prof. Bharati Ray, Dr. Aishika Chakraborty spoke about their experiences on SOI.

The programme was graced by the song sung by singer, musician and poet Smt. Mousumi Bhowmik and  trio singers Mukta-Paula-Roopa. At the end the vote of thanks was presented by Dr. Gargi Roychowdhury, Secretary, Soi. The program ended up with ‘Prano Bhoriye Trisha Horiye’, a Rabindra Sangeet as chorus sung by all Soi members. The program was conducted by Sharmistha Dasgupta. Soi members  Kana Basu Mishra, Namita Choudhury, Sutapa Bandopadhyay Yashodhara Roychowdhury, Chaitali Chattopadhyay, Indira Mukhopadhyay, Susmeli Dutt, Kasturi Chattopadhyay, Debaleena Tripathy, Chumki Chattopadhyay, Rupa Majumdar, Jyotsna Karmakar, , Banani Das, Swapna Bandopadhyay, Pritha Bal, Bubun Chattopadhyay, Chitra Lahiry, Mala Mukhopadhyay, Jaya Choudhury, Sharmistha Ghosh, Monika Parui, Shakuntala Sanyal and Srabasti Basu were present in the occasion of the website launch. The auditorium of 200 seats was full spilling over people sitting on the floor and standing by the wall.

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