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Saudha's director Ahmed Kaysher received "Shera Bangalee" award at UKBC
Saudha's founding director Ahmed Kaysher recieved "Shera Bengali" award at a two-day convention in Stoller Hall Manchester hosted by the UKBC.
Led by the British Bengalis predomantely from the West Bengal of India, this is arguably the largest crowd of Bengali population/ British Bengali cultural organisations happening annually from the last year (2021).
The two-day convention featured one of the finest Bengali singers in India at this moment Jayati Chakraborty as well as Anindya Chattarjee of Chandabindu Band, award-winning singer Iman Chakraborty and Poushali Banerjee along with featuring many singers, poets, elocutionists, dancers, theatre activists from all over the UK.
In a brief reaction, Kaysher thanked the nominee for the award, one of the trustees of UKBC Soma Ghosh and all others in the panel who thought he deserved this accolade.
He said, Indian art was introduced to the West through some phenomenal Bengalis e.g. Rabindranath Tagore, Ravi Shankar and Uday Shankar for an example; now Bengalis need to be merged with a vision, support each other and carry the flag of the great heritage of culture to take it to the next phase.
Venue: From Aug 28, 2022 to Sep 30, 2022 in Stoller Hall, Manchester