Past Events

Mrs. Bharti Deveswar
President 2006-07

Muzaffar Ali: A man for all Arts and Meera Ali: his wife, his inspiration

April 25, 2006

The year began on a high note – an interactive session with Muzaffar and Meera Ali. Muzaffar’s life is a constant journey of self discovery – be it as filmmaker, fashion designer, poet, artist, music lover or social worker..

Sunil Bharti Mittal: Entrepreneur Par Excellence

May 2, 2006

LSG’s first programme held on 3rd of May, 2005, had the very talented, versatile and award winning actress Rohini Hattangady in conversation with well known theatre personality Renu Roy. Rohini spoke candidly about her life and her work in theatre, films and television.

Our Unsung Heroes: Stories that must be heard

June 20, 2006

Kalpana Jain, a pioneer in health journalism, and author of ‘Positive Lives’ – a poignant story of Ashok and others living with HIV/AIDS – was guest speaker at this informative session.

The Romance of Indian Textiles

July 18, 2006

Eminent guests at our programme on ‘The Romance of Indian Textiles’ were Umang Hatheesing and Meera Kumar. Authorities on India’s rich textile Traditions, they have both done extensive research on this subject.

Woman Empowered: Creating a New Tomorrow

July 31, 2006

The saying "it's a man's world" is now a myth of the distant past. Priya Paul and Rajshree Pathy, two extraordinary woman who exemplify the multifaceted woman of today, were guest speakers at this programme. Scions of prominent business their family businesses

40th Anniversary Celebrations

September 5, 2006

The 40th Anniversary of the LSG was a time for celebration and a nostalgic journey down memory lane – from 1966, when the LSG was founded to the current day. Gracing the occasion were Founder President, Mrs Roma Bhagat and 26 other ex-Presidents,

New Age Leaders : The changing Face of Indian Politics

October 26, 2006

Rajya Sabha MPs Jay Pand from Orissa and Mohammad Salim from west Bengal participated in this stimulating discussion moderated by Harsh Neotia, Managing Director of Bengal Ambuja Cements. Jay Panda and Mohammad Salim are among the many young leaders who are making their mark in national politics.

The Age of Instant News and Media Hype

November 3, 2006

Our eminent speaker at this programme was Aroon Purie, founding Editor and Editor-in-chief of India Today and CEO of the India Today Group. From a single magazine he has transformed the India Today Group into the Country’s most diversified media group.

Sudha Murthy: Woman Extraordinaire!

November 3, 2006

Our very special guest at this programme was Sudha Murthy. Famous not just as the wife of N R Narayan Murty, but in her own right as engineer, writer, teacher and social activist. This multifaceted personality is the Chairperson of the Infosys Foundation but continues to pursue her interests

Art for a Cause

January 5, 2007

The Ladies Study Group was privileged to have art historian Aman Nath and Jogen Chowdhury, one of the Leading exponents of contemporary Indian art, address this programme. Aman, who had earlier organized the highly successful ‘India on Canvas’ Art Auction in Delhi to raise funds

Incredible Rajasthan

February 14, 2007

The thrill of chasing blackbucks on the open plains followed by uplifting moments of chanting Om on the dunes, as the sands of the desert turned dusty gold at sunset. Soulful evenings spent listening to Rajasthani musicians playing lively folk music and everyone joining in.

Cookery Demonstration

February 27, 2007

The first programme of the new year was held on 27th of February, 2006. A fashion extravaganza depicting the different facets, colours, moods and phases of a woman's life. The show was choreographed by Oindrilla Dutt and the participants were none other than the beautiful and very sporting ladies of LSG itself.