Aroma Dutta’s father was Dhirendranath Datta a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan and the first person to demand Bengali be made a state language in Pakistan. Her father was killed in the Bangladesh Liberation war by members of the Pakistan army and is considered a martyr in Bangladesh. She served in the National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh. Her uncle was the noted filmmaker Ritwik Kumar Ghatak.
Aroma Dutta is an executive director of PRIP (Private Rural Initiatives Program) Trust. In 2012 she criticised the draft Hindu Marriage Registration Act for making the registration of Hindu marriage optional and called for it to be made mandatory.She has protested violence against minorities in Bangladesh and called for punishment for attackers involved in violence against Buddhists in Cox’s Bazar.She has spoken against the vested property act, that unfairly targets religious minorities. She has expressed the only way to protect minorities in Bangladesh is through the proper implementation of laws in the country.
- Two Times National Award
- In 2016 Aroma Dutta was awarded the Begum Rokeya Award by the government of Bangladesh
- May 2017 she received the Danbir Ranada Prasad Memorial Honour and Gold Medal
Rajesh Mudholkar Advocate 30 yrs legal experience Working for protection of human rights of hindu living as minorities. Temple coordination initiative to integrate Hindu community through temples. Resettlement and support to Hindu women victim of violence from non -hindu . Visited France, Nepal, Sri Lanka , Indonesia , Malaysia , Bangladesh, Thailand , Philippines , South Korea, Hongkong, Singapore.
Gouranga Dey is the President of Sree Sree Janmathostomi Parishad, Bangladesh and the General Body Member of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), Chairman of Ariston and Proprietor of the Victor Electronics. Mr. Dey is a human Rights activists and social worker in Bangladesh. He is our adviser and due to his great advice, REO- Research and Empowerment Organization is spreading up throughout the country.
REO has started few Projects like Rickshaw pullers and Sewing machine Project at Dhaka and Manikgonj. Due to his great leadership, REO has started the Medical facilities and planning for the moving medical facilities and free blood donation program at Dhaka, gradually it will spread up districts level in Bangladesh.
Ramesh Jain, he is an Honorable adviser of REO. He is especially helping the marginalized Rohingya those who are in Bangladesh fled from Myanmar. The Marginalized Rohingyas are deprived of the different aspects. REO has a plan for a long-term solution for the Marginalized Rohingya. Mr. Jain is a noble person, he runs 3400 schools in Nepal. In Bangladesh, REO will forward for his great suggestions.
Ira Datta An advisor who lived in Canada and involved herself with many social works. Due to her inspiration, REO’sTree Plantation Project is going on. she is a real environmentalist and Human rights, an activist in the globe. To live and operate in the world, you may have to identify with something. Play with your identifications- don’t let them rule you.
Ira Datta wants within a very short REO will move for the River rally of Bangladesh and it will start from the Turag river at Uttara, Dhaka, and spread out throughout the country. “SAVE THE RIVER AND SAVE THE BANGLADESH”.
Ranjeev Gowri and Arti Gowri who are the architecture of Research and Empowerment Organization -REO and has given the name of the organization- REO. While he visited in Bangladesh in 2014, he has been invited for a dinner and suddenly asked Prof. Sarkar, please do make an Human rights Organization and after few days he gave a name of the Organization that was REO and now it is a history.
From the beginning, Mr Gowri is trying his best to do everything for REO. He always emphasize to include more youth to the REO and right it has created a big Network not only in Bangladesh but also other countries. His wife Arti Gowri is the Family member of REO.