Kolkata born Miss England helps raise funds for city s children in UK

  • | Sunday | 6th October, 2019

London: Indian-origin Miss England 2019 Bhasha Mukherjee helped raise funds for a UK charity working with street-connected and slum children in Kolkata as part of her beauty with a purpose mission. The evening raised over 20,000 pounds for the charity through ticket and auction sales and also received several pledges to sponsor children in India. I am from Kolkata, so Hope Foundation is very special to me," said the 23-year-old, who moved to UK as a nine-year-old and is currently employed as a junior doctor in Lincolnshire, eastern England. "Hope isn't just about the children of Kolkata, it's about children all over the world as well. "This evening is not just about celebrating the great part that Hope (Foundation) plays in the lives of these street-connected children.

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