On 6 October 2019 (Ashtami), Aridip Chatterjee, a young 12th class student, got up to recite a poem in the Poetry Recitation Competition during Timarpur’s 106th Durga Puja festival.
As soon as he began, I got the biggest surprise of my life. He announced that the poem he was going to recite, ‘Staying Afloat,’ was written by “Our Very Own Mrs. Jasbir Chatterjee!”
I felt deeply honoured, humbled, and privileged because rarely ever do poets get their due appreciation while they are still alive…
Click here and see the video…https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IB6pKM7qAWk
Thanks Aridip, Our Very Own Goltu (that’s his pet name).