Mudar Patherya

Mudar Patherya is a businessman, garbage picker, Urdu lover, butterfly-chaser, stock picker, social activist and writer. Mudar runs Trisys, India’s oldest (and among the largest) agency in the area of corporate financial communications. Mudar is also a prominent activist in Kolkata (urban, environmental and social). Responsible for cleaning urban water bodies including the famed Santragacchi Jheel twice over and the turnaround of the famed Rabindra Sarobar. Inspired the creation of a philanthropic NGO called Kolkata Gives that mobilized nearly Rs 100 mn during the pandemic in cash and kind. Kickstarted the trend of painting electricity boxes around eminent Kolkata personalities. Masterminded and organised Live in Lakes musical event inside Rabindra Sarobar. Initiated the clean-up of Vivekananda Park, Lily Pool, Avenue Sammilani lighting, water sprinklers inside Rabindra Sarobar and the open-air gallery inside Rabindra Sarobar. Helped replant 149 fallen trees n Rabindra/Subhas Sarobar in 2020.

Attending Session

March 24, 2022 ● 2.30 pm
Har Ek Pal Ka Shayar - Javed Akhtar on the relevance of Sahir Ludhianvi’s poetry in his centenary year. In conversation with Mudar Patherya