Purbasha Summer NewsLetter

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Purbasha Present's : Amder Ghare Ghare

Purbasha COVID-19 Update

The Purbasha EC Team and the BOD are closely accessing and following the CDC , Federal and State Government orders based on the Progress of the Situation and taking into consideration any possibility of changes in Schedule /Cancellation of Future Events
Please take care of yourself and family in these days of unprecedented national calamity. Follow guidelines as prescribed by the CDC , State and Federal Government .

Purbasha Cares

About Purbasha Cares

Purbasha is proud and honored to continue in our efforts making our world a better place. We have initiatives created and spearheaded by our Purbasha Cares Committee and collected funds and donations towards multiple charitable activities.

Amphan Care Concert:2020

PURBASHA Atlanta has decided to partner with North American Bengali Conference (NABC) in their global effort to mobilize and raise funds to support and provide resources to State of West Bengal in the light of double calamities that have left our "sonar bangla", devastated. They have planned “Amphan Care Concert”-a grand Philanthropic Musical Talk Show, partnering with most celebrated and talented musicians, singers, and movie stars from India. The show will be broadcast digitally on major television channel and over internet streaming platform globally for awareness, support and fundraising on July 3rd and 4th 2020 . All details are available at nabc2020.orgPlease support and DONATE HERE

Uplift Bengal Campaign by Purbasha Cares:AMPHAN CRISIS

Help India and Bengal rise from the disaster of Cyclone Amphan. When disaster and crisis engulf India, Purbasha and the Diaspora always stood by the side of the most affected. On Wednesday, May 20, 2020 the city of Kolkata and southern part of West Bengal suffered widespread destruction and loss of life from once in a century type Cyclone “AMPHAN”. There was large scale loss of power, water and telecom; uprooting of thousands of trees, light poles, traffic signals and destruction of over 1.5 million homes. Over 13 million people (mostly in coastal areas) were uprooted and many lost everything. The Government, Utility companies, humanitarian relief agencies like Bharat Sevashram Sangha from both in and out of state, are working tirelessly to clear roads, restore electricity and water and provide temporary food and shelters to the victims. Many areas are still completely cut-off and in total darkness.We appeal to your compassion and solicit support from you all to help mitigate this enormous suffering of our brothers and sisters back home in India. Please Donate Here generously for the cause

We will send the funds to Bharat Sevashram Sangha directly in Kolkata who has already established networks in the affected areas and is highly experienced in such relief work.Let us make a difference and rise up, build and leave a mark!

Thank you for your support and donation in advance.

Note of Thanks by Bharat Sevashram Sangha to Purbasha

Special Note from Purbasha for COVID-19 Outbreak:

At this time when the news is dominated by Coronavirus, we would like to inform you that the health and safety of our members is key and top priority for us. We are also coming together with the world to help in this time of need and request you to be part of Purbasha’s ongoing fundraising and charitable initiatives and activities in any capacity you can.We have embarked on a special fundraising effort for the fight against Covid-19 and sincerely hope and pray you will donate generously to this effort, so that we can prevail together in this time of crisis. We shall overcome and triumph through these tough times together around our communities and the world.

Our most sincere thanks in advance to all to support us and we humbly request each of you to donate to the organizations below.

FEEDThroughout the year we run three community kitchens for underprivileged children. during the spread of COVID 19 the daily laborers of those area lost their jobs and fell into miserable conditions. In some place low income group of sex workers and their children are also facing crisis of food due to the present situation. Our regular works could not be kept restricted among children. During such crisis moment community kitchens have been started in five places for the entire population of that area. We are preparing regular meal for 1200 people twice a day. Click here to Donate To FEED

No Kid Hungry Provides meals to kids across the US, especially those who ordinarily rely on free school lunches

Atlanta Community Food Bank

MEALS on WHEELSDelivers meals to seniors unable to leave their home

Direct ReliefProvides personal protective equipment and essential medical items to healthcare workers

CDP COVID-19 Response FundSupports preparedness, containment, response, and recovery activities

Oxfam IndiaProviding livelihood support to vulnerable families as well as safety kits for frontline health workers and vulnerable communities.

United Way–IndiaUnited Way India lives with the mission of improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities in order to build a stronger India. Present in seven cities, Bangalore, Baroda, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai, United Way India strives to leverage the talents and expertise of the community to craft solutions to India’s unique social problems and set the standard for results and accountability. United Way India enables the communities to improve lives by addressing local priority issues, creating lasting impact and implementing diverse engagement and resource mobilization approaches.

Kolkata RistaProviding food and medicine for the community

Our hearts are with all those dealing with the impact of the coronavirus around the world and we thank all the public health experts, healthcare professionals, first responders and lead agency partners who continue to work so hard to deal with this crisis. Please know that we will get through this time together, continuing to make the safety of our members our top priority.

!!! Please stay safe and be well

Events calendar

Poush Parbon

Saraswati Puja


Durga Puja

Lakshmi Puja

Kali Puja

About Purbasha


Why Purbasha?

Purbasha is the welcoming island in Atlanta for the Bengali émigré from India. We are a group of young, passionate and motivated Bengalis who feel proud of our heritage and culture, and organize many cultural and fun activities all around the year. We are the reason for you to feel confident that your children would grow up appreciating every nuance of being a Bengali, when you are in Atlanta. We are one of the significant reasons for you to favorably consider relocating to Atlanta, when you are making such decisions. Our strengths lie in the clarity of our vision, the transparency in our processes and the commitments we promise together. Please feel free to talk to one of our members to know more and convince yourself that you have now reached the most vibrant group of Bengalis in USA.

Purbasha Mission

Provide a sense of belonging to our great heritage and culture while we are away from home. Organize activities that are traditional and representative of our culture. Inculcate a sense of affinity, value, pride, belongingness, commitment and responsibility - the hallmarks of our culture - in our children

Purbasha Vision

Be recognized as the outstanding Bengali organization in the US. Create a permanent abode to serve the dual purposes of (1) a center to host, facilitate and coordinate Bengali cultural and social activities, and (2) A foyer to provide a peek into a microcosm of what our heritage and culture aspire and endure.

Purbasha Goals

Plan, organize and present activities and get together that relate to the cultural, seasonal and traditional aspects of Bengali Heritage. Organize fun-filled activities and picnics to share and enjoy quality time together. Support charitable intentions of Purbasha and other organizations to help alleviate the problems of under-privileged members of our community both in and outside of the US.

Current Committee


President: Biplab Biswas

Vice President: Nilendra Chanda

Finance: Arunava Roy & Atanu Ghosh

Secretary: Debasish Bose & Paromita Chatterjee

Cultural: Tarun Mondal, Nivedita Ghosh & Archita Bhowmik

Website, Social & Digital Media: Ashish Choudhury &Supratim Mukherjee

Publication: Gourab Majumdar & Monideepa Mukherjee

Event: Smriti Das & Sudha Gorai

Operations: Kausik Das, Saurav Das, Suman Guha, Pradeep Vishwakarma & Sudip Mondal

Puja Committee: Jharna Saha(L) , Lekha Mukherjee (L)

Decorations: Sayantani Dutta & Barnali Naskar

Purbasha Cares: Saikat Chatterjee & Shyamoli Kataria

Chairperson Dip Narayan Das

Past Committee

President: Raka Das

Secretary: Swati Das & Ritu Chanda

Treasurer: Mili Chaudhuri & Baishali Ray

Publications: Piyali Ghosh & Debdatta Bose

Cultural Secretary: Kabari Das & Nandini Patel

Purbasha Youth: Tanisha & Sneha

Event Management: Rituparna Bhattacharya & Sonali Kundu

Logistics & Operations: Soumi Mukherjee & Shyamali Kataria

Puja Committee: Jharna Saha(L) , Lekha Mukherjee (L) , Pinky Debnath & Jaya Majumder

Decorations: Sayantani Dutta & Smriti Das

Public Relations: Nivedita Ghosh & Monideepa Mukherjee

Purbasha Cares: Sudha Gorai , Archita Bhaumik & Barnali Naskar

Web Management: Navanitha Mondal & Jaya Sen Das

Chair person: Subir Kundu

President: Tathagata Bhattacharya

VP & Publications: Raka Das

Secretary: Atanu Ghosh

Treasurer: Nilendra Chanda

Cultural Secretary: Paulami Piplai

Web Development: Kausik Das

President: Arun Saha

VP & Treasurer: Tathagata Bhattacharya

Secretary: Nilendra Chanda

Cultural Secretary: Raka Das

Publications: Rituparna Bhattacharya

Web Development: Kausik Das

President: Dip Narayan Das

Vice President: Arun Saha

Treasurer: Biplab Biswas

Secretary: Dibyendu Chanda

Cultural Secretary: Rituparna Bhattacharya, Debashis Bose, Tathagata Bhattacharya

Publications: Nilendra Chanda

President: Subir Kundu

VP & Treasurer: Dip Narayan Das

Secretary: Madan Ghora

Cultural Secretary: Arun Saha

Publications: Dibyendu Chanda

President: Rupan Saha

Treasurer: Arunava Ray

Secretary: Tathagata Bhattacharya

Cultural Secretary: Arun Saha, Swati Das, Raka Das

Publications: Dip Narayan Das

President: Indraneel Chatterjee / Kunal Saha

Treasurer: Subir Kundu

Secretary: Tathagata Bhattacharya

Cultural Secretary: Arun Saha

Publications: Baishali Ray

President: Biplab Biswas

Treasurer: Indraneel Chatterjee

Secretary: Kunal Saha

Cultural Secretary: Ipsita Chatterjee

Publications: Subir Kundu

Executive Committee: All Members

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By Laws

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Become Member

Your membership is crucial in helping us continue our events and start new programs. Become a Purbasha Member now and get involved!!!

Family Membership *

2 Adults

2 Kids

Individual Membership

1 Adult

Student Family Membership *

2 Adults

2 Kids

Student Membership

1 Adult

You can also download the Membership Form, fill it up, attach the payment check and send it to the following address. Please make sure that all checks must be payable towards Purbasha.

Purbasha Inc.
PO Box 2904
Alpharetta GA 30023-2904

Membership Benefits

  • Free entry to all Purbasha events throughout the year:
    • Saraswati Puja
    • Borsho Boron o Kobi Pronam
    • Annual Summer Picnic
    • Mahalaya
    • Durga Puja
    • Lakshmi Puja
    • Kali Puja
  • Purbasha Annual Magazine (Agamani) - Members receive a complimentary copy of Agamani at Durga Puja.
  • Discounted Tickets - Get highly discounted tickets for renowned Guest Artists.
  • Purbasha Committees - An opportunity to serve this wonderful community, can be part of several committees.
  • Social Networking - Get connected to the professional community of Purbasha & launching platform to showcase your talents.
  • PURBASHA YOUTH COMMITTEE - Purbasha attempts to provide an avenue to every Purbasha kid to give creative expression to their talent through dance, song and other cultural performances.
  • Other events – Be part of the Purbasha Family to organize other non-Purbasha events like Health Day.

Membership Rules

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to qualify for membership.
  • The membership fee is for 12 months from the primary member’s join date and is renewable at the end of this period.
  • Membership is not transferable and may not be loaned to others.
  • The cost of your membership is non-refundable.
  • Purbasha reserves the right to revoke membership privileges of those who fail to comply with the Purbasha guidelines and/or disrupt other members.
* Family is defined as husband, wife and immediate family. Extended family will be treated as non-member and charged non-member rate.


Purbasha Publications

Purbasha serves as a conduit of information for cultural events and initiatives. We also showcase the immense diversity of our community through our annual magazine Agamani.

Agamani is the annual literary magazine published by Purbasha and distributed during Durga Puja to our members & sponsors.

It serves as an opportunity to thank our sponsors and showcase the creativity our members.

Our Sponsors

As we celebrate the many events throughout the year, we pause to acknowledge the generosity of our Sponsors, without whose magnanimous support, we could not proceed.

We truly appreciate your support. THANK YOU!

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