Sunita performs at Rajiv Gandhi memorial ceremony

Assamese violinist Sunita Khaund Bhuyan, who is becoming a popular figure in the music circles of the country, added yet another feather in her cap when she performed at the Shradhanjali ceremony, which was organized in Mumbai to pay homage to former Prime Minister of the country Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi on his 67th birth anniversary.

Sunita with the mumbai mahila congress

Held on August 20 last at the Mumbai Regional Congress Committee Head Office, a number of political bigwigs and illustrious personalities were part of the gathering.

The event, which was attended by a host of dignitaries, included among others Shri Prithiviraj Chavan, Chief Minister Maharashtra, Shri Mohammad Arif Naseem Khan Minister for Textiles, Minorities Development and AUKAF, Shri Suresh Hirayenna Shetty Minister for Public Health & Family Welfare and Protocol, Shri Milind Deora Member of Parliament & Minister of State for Information Technology & Communications, Shri Eknath Gaikwad Member of Parliament-Mumbai South Central, Mumbai Congress President Shri Kripashanker Singh Member of the Legislative Assembly , Mrs Janet Dsouza President Mumbai Mahila Congress , Shri Charansingh Sapra Member of the Legislative Council Maharashtra.

With most of the gathering mesmerised by the performance of the Assamese violinist, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chauhan and MP Milind Deora, in particular, congratulated and felicitated the artist for her performance.

Sunita Bhuyan, who is the head of leadership and developmental training at Syntel Inc – a global ITES firm – is the daughter of veteran Indian classical musician Minoti Khaund. A respected human resource professional, she plays a dual role in life balancing her profession and her love of music. She has excelled under her mother’s musical tutelage to emerge as one of the finest violinists in the country. A star performer in many prestigious stages across the nation, her life is a precarious balance of her love and passion for music and her own professional requirements that involves bringing out the best in people.

Sunita has designed a much-acclaimed HR module called Life enrichment through music, which uses the various nuances of melody and harmony to increase productiveness in employees. The module has fetched Sunita the award for most innovative learning practice at the world HRD congress last year, while she has also been invited to present this concept at the Harvard Club of New York later this year. The artist is also a recipient of the Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini award for Music.


About Aiyushman Dutta

Who am I? Yet to find the answer. For the time being, u can call me a writer, maybe a journalist and a music entrepreneur or an errand boy! Whatever suits your fancy!

Posted on September 14, 2011, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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