Jodi Bolo Rongin is an arts-for-change venture aimed at addressing social and cultural issues through art and literature. Initiated in 2016 as a Facebook page (sharing daily posts coupling lines from Bengali poems, stories, novels, songs etc. with South Asian art) which now has over 11,000 followers, it has also hosted a number of offline events, often in collaboration with other cultural organizations in Kolkata, including Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsab, The Musiana Collective, Bondu, Janus Cultural Society and ThinkArts.


  • To use the arts to address social and cultural issues, especially those concerning children and youth.
  • To create opportunities for young people from diverse communities to access the arts to express themselves and communicate their issues to wider audiences.
  • To promote the Bengali language, currently under threat due to a number of social, political and economic factors.
  • To promote upcoming young artists in Bengal experimenting with new mediums and forms.
  • To collaborate with other organizations working in similar fields.


Ananya Kabiraj
Proiti Seal Acharya
Samyabrata Das
Subhalaxmi Chakraborty
Tamalika Roy

Advisor: Dr. Arna Seal

Jodi Bolo Rongin is a registered trust.


Dr. Arna Seal
Mr. Nasir Hussain


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