With profound sadness, we share the news of sudden loss of our beloved Maitrayi di, Mrs. Maitrayi Majumdar. She left us all for heavenly abode 12:20 am this morning. She is survived by her husband Samprakash da, son Devdoot, daughter-in-law Sara, and granddaughters Clara and Iris.
Maitrayi di, along with Samprakash da, was one of the founding leaders when Dakshini started with just a few families and the Bangla school. Since then, she has been the heart and soul of Dakshini, not only serving as its President in 1992-93 but being there to support each and every committee of Dakshini. Her acquaintances were not limited only to the Dakshini community but to all other Bengali and Bangladesh communities from Los Angeles to San Diego. She was deeply involved with the North American Bengali Conference (NABC) and was the convener of the 2003 NABC Los Angeles.
She was a great promoter of Bengali culture, always eager to showcase a good artist, whether a famous personality from India or a talented community member. Her love and passion for holding together the Bengali community and culture was unparalleled.
She will be dearly missed by the Dakshini community.