Ashoka Gupta

Ms. Ashoka Gupta

  • 2007
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Development & Welfare of Women And Children
Bachelor of Science in Pure Science, Calcutta University. Had to move in different districts of West Bengal after her marriage with a member of the Indian Civil Service. Became a member of the All India Womens' Conference (AIWC) in Calcutta. Was instrumental in setting up one of the Homes of Save the Children Committee at Bankura in 1943-44. Led the volunteers on behalf of the AIWC, Chittagong Branch during the communal riots in Noakhali in 1946. Gave up, temporarily, a sheltered, sec .... Read More