In association with UFO, Presenting Partner BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) Supported By Mumbai Dabbawala Association. Institute partner Mumbai University and IIM Shillong, Find Studioz & SEIL presents 1st North East Unsung Heroes Red Carpet Social Awards 2019 in Mumbai on 15 Nov.
1st Northeast Unsung Heroes Red Carpet social award 2019 is getting bigger every year. Mumbai will witness the biggest extravaganza of this year where around 24 Unsung Heroes of 8 states of North East India will be recognized for their silent contribution to the society in the presence of Shri. Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra and Shri Kiren Rijiju, Hon’ble Minister of State (I/c) Youth Affairs & Sports and many other sports personalities, Bollywood celeb and Change-Makers of the country.
Founder Rebecca Changkija Sema has started the journey with her Home state Nagaland and then in Sikkim, she is quite excited to see her Brain-child growing every year.
Co-organiser Jutikaa Mahanta, who has been working tirelessly for decades in promoting Assam and entire North East in various platform Nationally and Internationally is equally excited for the event “this is our humble effort towards National Integration and encourage the Unsung Heroes of our Region in the financial capital of the county.” Literary Exchange exponent who is also the International Coordinator for Asom Sahitya Sabha says “ Let us uplift each other and grow together. Every community helps each other to grow and this is the high time that we all North Eastern must learn and follow it”. The mother of two further ads “being based in Mumbai, I do have a moral responsibility to promote and uplift my land, I try best through my initiative “Bollywood Couch’ which is a platform to promote the aspiring creative talent of Assam and entire North East and now we are all set with our NE Unsung Heroes Red Carpet Social Awards on this Friday- 15th of Nov.”.
When it comes to Assam there 3 are awardees from the state ( we are inviting 3 awardees from each state in these categories: Sports, Education, Art & Culture, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, and Governance ) From Assam we have received more than 15 nominations and our the independent jury have gone through each profile and selected the right candidate for the event.
Our esteem Jury members are Dr. Rupam Sharma. Principal Scientist, CIFE, Mrs. Ireni Akoijam. Technical Director. National Informatics Center. Govt of India. Shri. Samudra Gupta Kashyap, Journalist/Author, Shri Akashaditya Lama. Film Director /Writer and social activities, OR Shallom Social Worker and community leader.
3 Awardees from Assam are namely:
- Mr. Dibya Jyoti Bhagawati in the category of Sport.
- Mr.Dharam Sing Teron: in the category of Art & Literature
- Ms. Leena Doley: in the category of Governance.
All three awardees have been working silently for decades and contributing substantially towards the community. Mr. Bhagawati has been training young sports aspirants of Assam for decades. Similarly, Mr. Teron has been working towards promoting Karbi folk and literature. Mr. Leena Doley has been contributing not only from her designated chair but going beyond in empowering women of Assam. We congratulate each one of them and wish to see them continuing a good job in the future as well and inspire many others.