Some of the
great personalities like Satyajit Ray,Sushovan Sarkar,Mira Duttagupta
, Ajit Kumar Dutta, Dr.Ajit Basu, Justice Tarun Bose, Santosh
Bhattacharya and many others extended their hands to build the
institution. Eminent personalities in the fields of art,literature,drama,music
and other creative faculties such as Shambhu Mitra, Kumar Roy,
Pradosh Dasgupta, Ranen Ayan Dutta, Sumit Madhab Sen, Raghunath
Goswami, Shirshendu Mukhopadhyaya, Mrinal Sen, Tapas Sen, Chinmohan
Snehanobis, Subhash Mukhopadhaya and others helped in many ways
to build the reputation of the school.
Students got the opportunity to listen to Bhakatram
Talwar's adventurous experience on the great escape of Netaji
Subhas Chandra from Afgan border or lectures of Prof. Sushil Mukhopadhaya
on science and society. Chinmohan Snehanobis delivered series
of lectures on national movement. Shambhu Mitra recited Jyotirindra
Moitra's 'Madhu Bangshir Goli'and Shirshendu Mukhopadhaya read
out number of stories written by himself.
Kumar Roy directed Rabindranath's 'Rather Rashi'
acted by the students and Raghunath Goswami organised workshop
on puppetry and modern advertisement.
Batukda (Jyotirindra Moitra) used to take classes
on creative music and composed the school's theme music 'Amader
Satyajit Ray himself composed the signature music
for 'Sukumar Mela' organised by the school to celebrate the centenary
of the legend (Sukamar Ray). The 'Bharatratna' formally inaugurated
the fair and opened it for public viewing.
Patha Bhavan in its early days organised the
first ever film festival of Satyajit Ray to collect fund for the
school .Satyajit Ray generously helped to make it a grand success.
He also designed the logo for the school.
Patha Bhavan had the privilege to arrange a
preview of Satyajit Ray's 'Joy Baba Phelunath' for the students.
It had been the premier show of the film.
Patha Bhavan also organised 'Satyajit Mela' in
a large scale to pay a tribute to the versatile genius and the
guiding star of the school.
In 1967 , Patha Bhavan organised a Shishu Mela
in Deshopriyo Park ,first of its kind organised by any school
in the city. Ranen Ayan Dutta designed the pavilion and the fair
In the early days of the school Prof. N. Vishwanathan
and Shamik Bandopadhaya , a founder of the school used to take
special classes on dramatics other than the usual literature classes.
Srimati Bijaya Ray also took English classes and helped in many
ways to build the reputation of the school. Teachers like Haraprasad
De , Gautam Chattopadhaya, Niranjan Sengupta ,Nandita Mitra, Sutapa
Bhattacharya, Partha Basu and a host of brilliant teachers paved
the path for the school to march ahead and set an example of best
kind of teaching.
Patha Bhavan still tries its best to fulfill
the mission of the dedicated teachers who founded the school with
a vision. It is not just producing students for corporate houses
, but something more than that - A COMPLETE PERSON.