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..
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.
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.
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.
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
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,
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.