About the First Lady
Smt. Anuradha Roy.
Smt. Anuradha Roy (nee Guha) was born in Kolkata on 11th October, 1949 and later lived in the steel town of Rourkela, Odisha where her father was an engineer in the steel plant. She attended school at Mount Carmel Convent, Rourkela and college at Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata. She did her master’s in English from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. She taught English in a number of institutions, the last of which was B.K.C College, Kolkata. She writes short stories and poems, as well as critical pieces on English and Bengali literature and has been published in Junior Statesman, Femina, Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture Journal, etc.
The couple have two daughters, Malini (Rao) and Madhura (Khedekar), both of whom live in the United States. They have two grandchildren called Surya and Uma by Malini, and a grandson Leon, by Madhura.