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Sweet sound of Bengal

Sweet sound of Bengal
Mukherjee also performed her own composition on Matrivandana, which is an affluent of devotional songs with Sanskrit chants. Kolkata Doordarshan telecasted Matrivandana in last year during Durga Puja. With the requests of audience her scheduled performance for one hour was extended to approximately for two hours in Manchester. According to Bhattacharya, the organiser of Durga Mandir Trust of Manchester, ‘Rini is simply fantastic, everyone has liked her performance …she has enthralled the audience.’ He further added that  ‘Our divine mother binds the entire community with peace and harmony. In order to promote, serve and benefit the inhabitants of Greater Manchester and neighbouring areas, and to stimulate public consciousness on our rich cultural heritage, our vision is to have our own building with a community centre to organise Social, Cultural, Religious and Educational activities.’

Mukherjee has also performed in Belsize Park, Wimbledon and Uptron Park. With her versatility, she presented Bengali and Hindi Rabindra Sangeet and folks, Nazrul Geeti, melodies of Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle both  in Hindi and Bengali. Banerjee the organiser of  Bengali Cultural Association, London mentioned that, ‘She has got very powerful voice’. According to Ghosal, a veteran member of the puja committee,  ‘At this age, her beautiful voice and sense of rhythm has compelled us to dance and looks that our age has gone back by ten years.’
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