Trina Kanungo was recently awarded the prestigious The Pride of India award by Cherry Book Awards, in association with Digital Golgappa. Read below to find out her inspiring story and why she was chosen for this coveted title.
Who is Trina Kanungo?
Trina loves painting and she is an ardent lover of Indian fine arts and folk arts. She loves to explore various crude artforms in various states . She has also participated in various anthologies in English and Bengali Literature. Tagore is always an inspiration to her. Lastly, being a fitness freak, she is a trained student in Indian cultural Yoga, and has won champions’ trophy at university level in inter college Yoga championship in 2014 at ISM Dhanbad.
Why does Trina Kanungo deserve The Pride of India Award?
Trina feels blessed that God has given her a chance to work with a number of voluntary groups and NGOs who are directly working in the forefront since the Covid 19 pandemic has started. She simply tries to back up these units so that they can continue with their good work for those people stuck in the remote and rural areas, during the lockdown . They provide basic food items, medicinal kit, clothes, sanitary napkins to the needy ones. Trina is grateful to God that she got a chance to work for such a cause.
“Award for me in the real sense is the smile which has appeared on those gloomy faces after they had received these necessary goods. I want to continue to work for these units from the back stage, and support them who are working for humanity, by humanity and with humanity,” she says.