On 21st of September 2023, a stall of Ekal was featured at the Minervas Exhibition, an event coordinated by the Ladies Forum of the Calcutta Chamber of Commerce, held at the Hotel Hindusthan International in Kolkata. The inauguration ceremony was graced by the presence of the renowned singer Smt. Usha Uthup and esteemed fashion designer Smt. Agnimitra Paul.Mahila Samity of Kolkata Chapter proudly displayed a range of ekal products including pure organic mustard oil, honey, turmeric, and various Gau gram items. Many visitors were attracted to the Ekal Stall, and a significant number of them purchased these high-quality products. Members of the Manila Samityalso took the initiative to explore other participants’ stalls, where they successfully encouraged them to support the Seva Patra initiative. As a result, a total of 25 Seva Patra were distributed during the exhibition.
Ekal Yuva, Kolkata Chapter organized a highly informative event centered around the theme “Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat” on September 2, 2023. This event featured the esteemed Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of India, Shri Ashwini Upadhyay, and took place at Kala Kunj. The event garnered enthusiastic participation from a diverse audience. Shri Ashwini Upadhyay delivered a thought-provoking address that deeply engaged the audience by exploring vital aspects of India’s legal framework and the compelling need for its revitalization. The session’s primary focus was on illuminating outdated laws, critically analyzing the existing legal system, and addressing immediate and pressing issues. Shri Ashwini Upadhyay shared his valuable insights and recommendations regarding the essential steps required to transform India into a stronger and more equitable nation, in alignment with the vision of “Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat,” which represents a united and prosperous India. The event was presided over by Shri N.G Khaitan, a Senior Partner at Khaitan and Company, a distinguished legal practitioner and expert in the field. His presence added an exceptional dimension to the session, enriching the discussions and providing a valuable perspective on legal reform and its profound impact on the nation’s progress.
On the 29th of August 2023, the members of the Mahila Samity, Kolkata chapter embarked on a visit to the Sonarpur anchal in West Bengal to celebrate Rakhi with the Anchal Samity and their dedicated Karyakartas. During this visit, they tied Rakhis to 30 Karyakartas and shared sweets, snacks, and thoughtful gifts. The Karyakartas, in turn, reciprocated by tying Rakhis on the wrists of Mahila Samity members, creating a deeply emotional and meaningful moment for all involved. This interaction served to strengthen the bond between the Mahila Samity members and the Karyakartas. Following this heartwarming exchange, the Mahila Samity members also extended their visit to the chapter office, where they continued the tradition of tying Rakhis with the office staff. This further solidified the connections between the Mahila Samity members and the dedicated office team.