Another name of river Ganga or Bhagirathi is Suradhuni. On the evening of August 2, 1959, Surdhuni was inaugurated by eminent statistican Professor Prashant Chandra Mahlanbish with an outstanding "Barsha-Mangal" ceremony at the newly built Indian Statistical Institute. Mrs. Sanghamitra Sengupta. Rani Nirmalakumari Mahlanbish, Professor Satyendranath Bose, Ramesh Chandra Bandopadhyay, Sri Shailjaranjan Majumdar and others were with Suradhuni from the beginning. Till 2018, the main focus was on Indian classical dance, song, music, drawing, recitation etc to all sections of people in our society. Recently, it had started a new wing of digital photography and already successfully conducted national and international salon/circuits.