Singer-songwriter Sahana Bajpaie was honored with the Bengal Pride Awards-2018 for her exemplary contribution to Rabindra Sangeet and Folk music. This was the first year of the award and was handed over at a ceremony in the British House of Commons on 6th June. The Bengal Pride Awards, according to its statute, will be given every year to Bengalis for the notable contribution in their respective fields.
Other recipients this year include senior Journalist Prannoy Roy, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, Scotland Yard counter-terrorism chief Neil Basu and others. Sahana recently lent her voice to the soundtrack of Soukarya Ghosal’s film ‘Rainbow Jelly’ which won huge critical acclaim.