Past Events

Madhu Neotia
President 2000-01

Art of Bengal

March 25, 2000

"Woman in Cinema” – a highly interactive session with eminent panelists and film personalities in Calcutta for the Calcutta Film Festival. Some of the participants at the symposium were Ms Aparna Sen, Derek Malcolm (film critic), Shoumik Bandopadhyay, Feresth Tarepoor from Iran and Tina Mascara from the U.S. at the Bengal Club.

Music Appreciation

April 17, 2000

Music Appreciation programme at Vishwakarma conducted by Prayag Trivedi.

Haldia Petrochemical Plant

May 20, 2000

Educational visit to Haldia Petrochemical plant and Mitsubishi plant with a stopover for lunch at the Golden Retreat. A thoroughly unique and enjoyable experience for the ladies, not only at the plant, but also the cruise on the Silver Jet, down the Hooghly River.

Difficult Daughters

June 11, 2000

Launch of the book-club. “I see them as wonderful vehicles for developing awareness of good books”. The first book selection of the months was ‘Difficult Daughters’ by Manju Kapoor. The newly refurbished Oxford Book Store was the venue.

A Horoscope for your Home

July 15, 2000

Summer time and the living is easy

August 17, 2000

"Summer time and the living is easy” – models showcased the creations of young designers from NIFT (Calcutta). The then unknown Celina Jaitly was the cynosure of all eyes!! Members enjoyed themselves immensely. All in all a visual treat, with nature as the backdrop.

Pakistan High Commissioner

September 16, 2000

Pakistan High Commissioner in a substantive dialogue with Mr C R Irani at the Bengal Club.

The Delegation to Israel

October 21, 2000

The Delegation to Israel – was an important initiative in promoting people-to-people contact between the two countries and the contribution to friendship and understanding. It was a fruitful visit and one that offered the LSG delegation an insight into all the stratas of society.

Woman in Cinema

November 13, 2000

"Woman in Cinema” – a highly interactive session with eminent panelists and film personalities in Calcutta for the Calcutta Film Festival. Some of the participants at the symposium were Ms Aparna Sen, Derek Malcolm (film critic), Shoumik Bandopadhyay, Feresth Tarepoor from Iran and Tina Mascara from the U.S. at the Bengal Club.

Rendezvous with Jaya Bachchan

November 25, 2000

Rendezvous with Jaya Bachchan – actress par excellence. Her presentation inspired and captivated the audience. Media person and Corporate Communicator Jayabrato Chatterjee kicked off the little tete-a-tete at The Garden.