To learn more about any of our shuktara family members click on their image, this will take you to their profile page. Bappa SinghBappa Singh came to shuktara on 30 January 2019. He’s a bright little boy and even though his legs and one arm don’t work very well he is very mobile.Aakash ChaudriAakash has cerebral palsy and arrived at shuktara 28 March 2018. He has an infectious smile and wants to engage with everyone around him.Subhash KumarSubhash loves to listen to Hindi music. He doesn't speak but understands what is happening around him.Puja BaghPuja arrived in January 2016. Her rare smiles light up the room.Guria ThakurGuria is hearing. Non-verbal. With severe Cerebral Palsy. And obviously bright as a button!Moni MondalMoni came to shuktara in September 2014 and lives at Lula Bari, our home for girls.Muniya DuttaWhen Muniya first arrived she was quite quiet and a little bit unsure, but after being at shuktara she is so much happier.Ratan JhaRatan is our miracle child.Prity KundanPrity has cerebral palsy and no use of her legs. She is probably the most intelligent girl at shuktara.Lali KhatoonLali has cerebral palsy, she is really gentle with the other girls and enjoys caring for Puja, Guria and especially Prity. She loves embroidery and needlework which is displayed in Lula Bari.Tamina NaskarTamina came to shuktara in 2008. She has learning difficulties which can affect her behaviour however as Pappu says "she makes the girls' house really alive."Vijay RoyVijay is Deaf. He is fascinated by numbers and making lists.Rajesh RoyRajesh is deaf and also has Usher Syndrome, which will lead to him losing his sight. He is the most gentle soul.Ashok ChettriAshok has cerebral palsy, is non-verbal and loves Belinda Carlisle.Raju DasRaju is a baker extraordinaire. He loves Shuktara Cakes & Alain Cojean who started the project where he works.Ramesh DasRamesh is seen by many to be a man of many strange ways, but to others they see a huge hidden intelligence.Sumon GoswamyIt is really useful having Sumon around because he helps maintain a good routine: he always reminds everyone when the car is coming to take them to school, and remembers things like when the school fees have to be paid!Bablu LalBablu is the oldest member of the shuktara family.Bapi DasBapi is known as the "super deaf kid" & came in January 2000 - our Millenium giftSunil DasEverybody loves Sunil, and Sunil loves everybody.Anna DasAnna (which means 'brother' in Tamil) was born in Tamil Nadu, South India. He was partially deaf, epileptic and had learning and behaviour problems. He and Sunil started the shuktara family on 1st July 1999. Anna passed away on 21st October 2018. These are the shuktara family members who are now living independently. Pinku DasPinku is Deaf. He is really tall and is very architectural/mathematical in his thoughts and designs.Ipshita SahaIpshita is Deaf and was the second girl to join our girls home in 2007. Her passion is her needlework. Ipshita now lives in the Punjab with her friend Ruchi.Raja Mohan DasRaja is an artist whose work is exhibited and sold to people all over the world.Sanjay SarkarSanjay came to shuktara in 2000 - he is Deaf and got married in 2015. He now has a daughter named Sumi and lives with his family in their own rented house.Kedar PoddarAfter finding his family in 2010 Kedar has been working various jobs in different places around Kolkata.