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This event occurred on
June 4, 2016
4:00pm - 9:00pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
Kolkata, West Bengal

To Spread New and Unique ideas within the community to create a more aware and inspired society.

Bhawanipur Education Society College
5 Lala Lajpat Rai Sarani
Kolkata, West Bengal, 700020
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Amartya Talukdar

Amartya Talukdar has done his Masters in Mechanical Engineering from The Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University. He was included as one of the leading bloggers in The Times of India Feature on ‘Bloggers from Kolkata’.He is a founding member of HRIDAYA, a Men's Right Organization that has spearheaded Men's Right Movement in Bengal. He has organized many events and has counselled over 1500 victims of abuse of gender biased laws.

Chirag Tekchandaney

Director of Marketing & Human Resources, BOHECO
He believes that, in order to make a big change for oneself and the world one lives in, the path less trodden has to be walked on. BOHECO fulfills every aspect of that. He is responsible for developing a robust market for industrial hemp-based products in the currently nascent markets of South Asia. Chirag has attained experience as a Business Development Specialist, and worked on several strategic turnaround projects. He earned his Masters of Commerce having specialized in Accountancy from H.R. College where he served as President of the Rotaract Club.

Hardik Nagar

This 21-year-old word weaver is the writer behind the page named 'The Honest Musings', which has garnered over 65,000 readers across the globe in a span of 1.5 years. Currently, Hardik is working at a content house as a writer. A firm believer in the philosophy of minimalism, Hardik will talk about how something as simple as de-cluttering your cupboard can pave the way for more fulfilling life choices. He will put up a case for why living with less actually means living more. Don't believe it? Well, you will have to wait and listen!

Niladri Banerjee

Management Consultant At Finshore Management Services
An Economics (Hons.) graduate from Calcutta University and MBA (Marketing) from IISW&BM, Kolkata, He Has been conferred with Diamond Award for his contribution to high impact in Marketing Analytics projects in American, European & Asian markets in GE. He has served as Brand Head for Anandabazar Patrika. Niladri is closely connected with the family of Late Subhas Chandra Bose and is involved in declassification of his files and solving the mystery of his death.

Nivedita Bhattacharjee

Has extensive experience in the field of Journalism and Publishing and more than 20 years of experience in acting and directing stage productions, performing on television & in films. Her skill sets have been applied towards improving communication and lifestyle skills, developing personality and teaching proper grooming, even via her own company, Persona. She is consultant with 4, leading institutions in Kolkata, teaching Speech, Drama, and Public Speaking. She has completed her Grade 8 in Speech and drama from the University of West London.

Rajeev Poddar

Mr. Rajeev Poddar is an economics teacher in Calcutta, teaching 500 students every year. He's not just a teacher, but an inspiration to many. Crossing all the hurdles which life set up for him, he has successfully created a niche for himself. From being a stock market trader, to forming "Knowledge Capsule" to help the students with Current Affairs, he has performed each task with utmost dedication and integrity.

Raul V. Rodriguez

Raul V. Rodriguez is the Co-CEO of IRIANS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, a European based Multinational Company with presence in India. He is a certified Deception Expert; Certified Fraud Examiner; Neuroscientist & Psychotherapist in Private Practice. He has relevant experience in several cases regarding renamed criminal and terrorist organizations such as D-Company, Boko Haram and ISIS. Some of his clients are present Mumbai Crime Branch, Interpol, CBI Reliance, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Sula, among others.

Sharan Banerjee

He is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Economics at Presidency University, Kolkata. His aim in life is to become an Economist cum Policymaker working for different national and international organizations. Apart from his academics, he is interested in Politics, Economics and International Affairs. He has attended numerous national and international Model United Nations Conferences not only as a delegate but also as an Executive Board member.

Shashwat Tulsian

Shashwat Tulsian is passionate about life and draws inspiration from the world around us. His philosophy has evolved from personal tragedy and is unique in its perspective on living. He derives his analytical skills from his profession of being a Lawyer, Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary and applies that observation to aspects of everyday life. The result is a talk that distills a wide range of emotions to inspire and transform your life from failure to success and help you connect with your true self.

Organizing team


Kolkata, India
  • Kalicharan Shaw
  • Yash Dugar