Texas Couple Mr Shymal
Dutta chemical engineer and his wife Mrs Sunanda Dutta laundry and
dry cleaning shop owner gave their ancestral property in the name
of a trust board.
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NRI couple donates property
BALASORE, May 1, 2006
Statesman News Service
:In this materialistic world, while people fight for even an inch
of land, a non-resident Indian from the USA, Mrs Sunanda Dutta,
has registered her ancestral property (land and building of 12 decimal)
in the name of a trust board.
A process is on to donate the same to Patanjali Yoga pith, Haridwar,
an organisation founded by Swami Ramdevji Maharaj. The land ~ estimated
to be worth several lakhs of rupees ~ is in Gopalgaon ~ the prime
locality in Balasore. The property was handed over to Sudhansu Kumar
Ghose Memorial Trust in the last week of December and a yoga centre,
named Patanjali Yoga Pith, was functioning there. She registered
the building in favour of the pith yesterday.
Veteran freedom fighter Dr Rabindra Mohan Das inaugurated the centre
for all while Sadar MLA Mr Arun Dey and several other eminent persons
were present at the function.
This was my ancestral property. Since my advocate father had
a desire to work for the distressed, the under-privileged and the
common masses, I thought that the land be used for a trust in his
name ~ Sudhansu Memorial, 62-year-old Mrs Dutta said.
She added that her husband ,Mr Shyamal Dutta, had always encouraged
Mr Shymal Dutta was also in the USA after serving for nearly 30
years as a chemical engineer with news print companies in Texas,
Boston and other cities in North America.
Mrs Dutta earlier handed over another plot and building at Vivekananda
Marg, in the heart of the town to Vipasana Kendra( a meditation
Mrs Dutta, who is a graduate in Bachelor of Science from Revanshaw
college, ran a laundry and dry cleaning shop in the USA. With a
strong desire to do some thing for people, she ran a charitable
centre called Ananda Lok for children from the low-income group.
Her endeavour for the cause of the poor has received wide acclaim.