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Ashoke Dasgupta

"Grace me guide"

Winnipeg, MB, Canada
male, age 67
Speaks: Bengali, English, Hindi
Joined Dec 22, 2000
What I Want to Do:
Activities: Writing, chess, walking

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Groups Amnesty International, Care2 Feedback and Suggestions, This Little Family
Hometown Winnipeg 
Birthday May 17, 1951  
Languages Bengali, English, Hindi  
About Me Freelance Writer and Photographer.

Sometime Marketing Manager of an electronics firm in Calcutta. Migrated to Nepal 1993, then to Canada 1997. Was Copy Editor, 'The Independent,' then Senior Editor, Pilgrims Book House [], both in Kathmandu. Won a 1995 UNDP-Goethe Institute Award for Environmental Journalism; also 2004 Canadian Ethnic Journalists' & Writers' Club first prize in Features/News category. Was Honorary PRO, Himalaya Rescue Dog Squad [] Nepal.

BA [English Honours, Calcutta University], MBA [Marquette University, USA].

Life Member, Friends Of Dogs, Calcutta, and Beauty Without Cruelty, Pune; was trained by the RSPCA, UK, as an Animal Welfare Trainer; was an Honorary Animal Welfare Officer, Animal Welfare Board, Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India.

Graduated in New Media & Electronic Publishing from Winnipeg Technical College 2006.

Graduated with high honours in journalism from Sheridan College, Oakville 2007.

Member, Winnipeg Humane Society.
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Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Christian - Other  
Eating Habits vegetarian  
Wild Fact About Me Have worked three professions.
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Quotation I will never give up, for I may have a streak of luck before I die.--Edison
Interests Table-tennis, reading, movies, music  
Music Pop hits of the fifties and sixties  
Movies Brigadoon, Sound of Music  
TV Shows Sixty Minutes, Lawrence Welk Show  
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Can't Live Without Reading, writing  
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