Devajibhai Dhamecha, is a renowned naturalist who is among those rare people who knows the LRK so well. Born in a salt pan worker family, was always a fond lover of the nature. It was love for rann that made him quit his job in Indian Railway and adopt 'living with Rann and its people' a full time profession.
Devdas Baul is a singer who has dedicated his life to Baul music. He has been featured in William Dalrymple's book 'Nine Lives' and sings in live concerts worldwide. He has trained his three sons and is now training his grandson. An accomplished Baul singer, Devdas Baul has given performances in Europe, Japan, UK and other countries. He was awarded by Baul Fakir Mela Committee of Shaktigarh, Jadavpur, Kolkata for Life Time Achievement in the year 2012.
Suripara, PO Bolpur, Zilla Birbhum, Pin Code 731204
Source: Interview of Mr Devdas Baul by Atashi Ray of CEE Kolkata
Contributed by: Atashi Ray,CEE Kolkata