Mr. Abhijeet Chatterjee

Mr. Abhijeet Chatterjee was born in Kolkata in 1962, earned his B.Sc.(Chem) from Mumbai University and started his service career with Mumbai Telephones in 1982. Presently working as Sr. Engineer (IT) in Central Railway, after joining as a Quality Control Chemist, in 1987.

Having been a member of and performed with 'Little Pioneers', bears an avid interest in acting in stage dramas.

A firm believer in honest hard work with a polite, helpful attitude. Has been associated with Bengal Club since last 25 years in various capacities and was the Secretary of the Parel Branch in the previous executive committee.

Dr. Mrs. Vijaya Chowdhury

Dr VijayaChowdhury has been born and raised in Bombay, more so having spent all her life in Shivaji Park and Mahim.

She did all her education from Bombay. She completed her MBBS from Topiwala National Medical College and Nair Hospital; and did her MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital. She then proceeded to do her DGO and DFP from College of Physicians and Surgeons, Bombay.

She was awarded a WHO fellowship, to the UK for 18 months, wherein she was trained in Ultrasonography and foetal monitoring. On her return she was appointed honorary consultant sonologist at NowrosjiWadia Maternity Hospital, where she continued till her retirement.

She also had her own private practice.
She was appointed as the Trustee of the Bengal Club in August 2004.

Mr. Tapan Dasgupta

Being amongst the senior surviving members, Tapanda, is one of the most enduring, well known and respected faces of our Club. He retired as the Sr. Distribution Manager from RPG Life Sciences in 2004. Having rendered close to 42 years of unflinching service to Club a continuous 38 of which have been spent as an Executive committee member.

By his own admission, 90% of all his life activities and thoughts centre around the Club, be it Kalimata Mandir, Club politics, social work and others.

The Club has also benefitted from his stewardship of its Cultural Department for close to 27 years. Possessing good authority over theatre performances and Bengali literature, he has asissted the Club in gaining great glory in its performances both in Mumbai and elsewhere. The 'Little Pioneers' drama group which he led successfully till about a few years back, has been instrumental in mentoring many good artists who are active in the Mumbai scene today.

Mr. Bibek Bagchi

Mr. Bibek Kumar Bagchi an Engineer by profession is working in Air India as Deputy General Manager.

A product of Bengali Education Society's High School situated at Dadar, has been very passionate in serving Bengali community. He joined Bengal Club in 1989 to pursue his passion further.

He is also one of the active Ex-studentsof the B.E.S. Schoolwho was instrumental in forming a team of dedicated Ex-students to run the school towards betterment.

Mrs. Kakoli Bose

Mrs. Kakoli Bose has been associated with Club's Cultural and Social Activities for quite some time.

She is also Hon. General Secretary of Mumbai Bengali Mahila Samiti.

Takes avid interest in acting in stage dramas and singing.

Other than holding the Office as Asst. General Secretary of the Club, she is also the Convener of the Cultural Committee involved in planning various cultural activities of the Club round the year.

Mr. Gautam Chatterjee

Gautam Chatterjee is a bureaucrat by the day and an artist by the night. He dons several hats- an administrator, a planner, a singer, actor, Voice Over artist, a cricketer and a philanthropist.

He is presently working as Additional Chief Secretary in charge of Transport and Ports Department of the Government of Maharashtra.

A Gold Medalist in M.Sc. Mathematics from Patna University, Mr. Chatterjee has been a National Level cricket player in his college days, having played Ranji Trophy for the State of Bihar in 1976-77.

A little about his artistic side - Mr. Chatterjee is a trained singer and has cut albums of Bengali Rabindrasangeet (The Other Side),Hindi bhajans and ghazals. He has been the protagonist in Bengali plays, the most successful ones being "Chiriyakhana" where he played Byomkesh Bakshi and "Alibaba" where he played Kasim.
He plans to continue his philanthropic work in his capacity as President of Bengal Club.

Mr. Sujan Gopal Mukherjee

Sujan Gopal Mukherjee is more popularly known as LUCKY MUKHERJEE among the Mumbai Bengali circles. After completing his B.Sc., B.Tech. and D.B.M. from Mumbai University he went on to serve in Senior positions in Multi National Companies.

He started his career in acting as a student in VJTI and went on to win the Best Actor Award from Mumbai University. Thereafter he has been activity involved in staging various Dramas & excelled in all fields of Dramatics, be it Writing, Directing or Acting in Plays.

Recently he has written 2 books on Bengali Dramas which has been well received by all.

He is also involved in Assisting Cancer Patient Aid Programmes and Orphan Girl Students Education Programme.

Mrs. Arati Chakraborty

Compassion and altruism are words that can merely describe Mrs. Arati Shivnath Chakravarty's spirit of selfless service. A retired IRS (Indian Revenue Service) Officer, she is actively associated with various social activities of the Bengali Education Society High School, Parel, and of the Bengal Club, Shivaji Park. Inclusion of social work and philanthropy in her everyday life was actively encouraged by her husband (Late) Mr. Shivnath Chakravarty.

To fulfil the dream of her late husband, she donated the entire amount of her Provident Fund and Gratuity towards construction of a fully equipped Palliative Case Block for Cancer Patients to M/s Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre & Research Institute, Kolkata. She has also donated the construction cost of a room to Pranab Kanya Sangh (a centre for destitute children), Nalasopara, in memory of her late parents and husband.

Her motto in life reads "To Thank GOD serve HUMANITY"