PAATRANI - The jute Showcase on a moving Heritage Tram


Kolkata, Nov 13 (UNI) “ ‘PAATRANI’ -A tribute to Kolkata, the city of joy, reminiscing the fond memories while riding the Tram and admiring the beauty of Kolkata.

“ PAATRANI “will be an opportunity to unwind to the nostalgic era, post-Pujo baithaki on the vintage tram celebrating and sharing the culture with the generation next. The eco-friendly jute products of Bengal finely crafted by the Prison Artisans shall be showcased on the moving eco-friendly Tram to meet the objective and ethos of Rakshak Foundation. I extend my sincere gratitude to Mr Rajan Vir Singh Kapoor I.A.S., MD, WBTC for his overwhelming support to this novel initiative.”

PAAT RANI- The Jute Showcase on the heritage tram is inaugurated and flagged off on the auspicious day of Dhanteras November 2020 by eminent personas of Kolkata, Speaking on the occasion, Ms Chaitali Das – Managing Trustee of Rakshak Foundation said PAAT RANI is a larger-than-life mobile extravaganza of diversified jute products on board.

India has a rich legacy of Art, Crafts & Textile. Artisans skill Passed down to the next generation and the legacy continues, it's our responsibility to keep the legacy alive. Guest on board could enjoy the munches while Guide telling interesting stories of Kolkata, live/ recorded music of Bengal onboard. PAAT RANI will be plying from Gariahat to Shyambazar and back.

The tariff of the ride is affordable for all.

With the ongoing unlock process of the COVID lockdown, people are eager to go out of doors with complete safety measures, proper sanitisation and experience it with a difference. We are inviting compartment bookings for the family & extended families. the children will enjoy the tram ride and the senior citizens to reminisce their fond memories.

PAATRANI is now the talk of the town and gives the excited people of Kolkata photo opportunities with the jute Queen.

Most of the Nations in the world are contributing to the carbon footprint. In my modest way, I address carbon emissions/plastic pollution with diversified jute products.