To learn more about any of our shuktara family members click on their image, this will take you to their profile page. Aakash ChaudriAakash has cerebral palsy and is the latest boy to arrive at shuktara (28 March)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."Ipshita SahaIpshita is deaf and was the second girl to join our girls home in 2007. Her passion is her needlework, and she loves to spend time in the evenings embroidering scenes like flowers and houses.Rajesh RoyRajesh is deaf and also has Usher Syndrome, which will lead to him losing his sight. He is the most gentle soul.Raja Mohan DasRaja is our in-house artist. His work is exhibited and sold to people all over the world.Ramesh DasRamesh is seen by many to be a man of many strange ways, but to others they see a huge hidden intelligence.Ashok ChettriAshok has cerebral palsy, is non-verbal and loves Belinda Carlisle.Pinku DasPinku is deaf. He is really tall and is very architectural/mathematical in his thoughts and designs.Suman 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!Raju DasRaju is a baker extraordinaire. He loves Shuktara Cakes & Alain Cojean who started the project where he works.Bablu LalBablu is the oldest member of the shuktara family.Sanjay SarkarSanjay came to shuktara in 2000 - he is deaf and got married in 2015.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.