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.
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.
Music Appreciation programme at Vishwakarma conducted by Prayag Trivedi.
"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.