A Star-Studded Evening in Honour of Society’s Feminine Stalwarts - Tumi Annanya Awards 2020
News Desk, News Nation 360: Tumi Annanya Awards, a unique property of Beyond Dreams, supported by Lions Club of Kolkata Rabindra Sarovar, and has been in the limelight ever since its inception in 2005. Being a heritage event, it has its eyes set on making an impact on society catering to our cultural and humane side. Tumi Annanya 2020 is dedicated to the extraordinary women among us, who have established an image for themselves, by themselves. A few of the past recipients are Shabana Azmi, Mamata Shankar, Savitri Chattopadhyay, Late Girija Devi, Shatabdi Roy, Rachna Banerjee, Aparna Sen, Usha Uthup, Tanusree Shankar, Koel Mallick, Alokananda Roy, Bratati Bandyopadhyay, Usha Ganguly,
Dolly Basu and the bejewelled list goes on. This year’s awardees were Mousumi Chatterjee and Haimanti Shukla, for Legendary Tumi Annanya 2020, Nusrat Jahan, for Excellence in Parliamentary affairs, Aparajita Auddy, for Excellence in Indian Cinema, Jaya Ahsan, for being the Cultural ambassador of Bangladesh, Debashree Roy, for Excellence in Dance, Manashi Roy Choudhury, for Excellence in Education, and Dola Banerjee, for Excellence in Sports. Along with these talented and inspiring women, the brilliant Gautam Ghosh and Abir Chatterjee were also awarded in the male category for Excellence in Women Empowerment through Indian Cinema. Swati Goswami, Chairperson, Lions Club, Kolkata, Rabindra Sarovar told, they always look forward to this part of the year where they honour the best among them. They have had to work towards women empowerment and upliftment of women from every walks of life to get to this point, although there’s a lot of work yet to be done, events like these remind them that the hard work is indeed paying off. Beyond Dreams has been organising socially conscious events across the spectrum with integrity and focusing on not just the success of the event but also inspiring their younger generation. It is always an honour to collaborate with the Beyond Dreams team for Tumi Annanya Awards.
Report: Anustup Kundu