FemIndia 2022 focused on women-centric issues at their recent programme
Kolkata/IBNS: Presented by award-winning author Sabarna Roy, ‘FemIndia 2022- A Festival Celebrating Womanhood’, through a recent interactive programme, brought people working in different areas of women’s issues on a common platform.
The programme was curated and designed by author and poet, Antara Banerjee and organized by AHAVA Communications.
Key participants included Banerjee, veteran actor Biplab Dasgupta and fashion designer Rajlakshmi Syam.
Rajlakshmi Syam, a successful entrepreneur, opened the event with a piano recital.
This was followed by a conversation between Sabarna Roy and Antara Banerjee about the changing equations in the institution of marriage as an outcome of empowerment and independence of women in the context of Roy’s books.
‘Shakti Roopena Sansthita’, a dramatized conversation between two powerful women from the literary works of Tagore and Ibsen was thereafter presented by actor Biplab Dasgupta.
The event concluded with a debate on ‘Feminists are always right’, which was moderated by Oindrilla Dutt, with the list of participants including Ashok Vishwanathan, Prof. Dr. Suman Kumar Mukherjee, Ramanjit Kaur, Rupa Chakravarti, Nandini Bhattacharjee, and Ruma Chakraborty.