|Achintya Kumar Sengupta|
Achintya Kumar Sengupta was born in 1903 at Noakhali, now in Bangladesh.At the age of 13, after his father’s death, Sengupta moved to Calcutta, where he completed his schooling. He got a B. A. Honours degree from South Suburban College in English, followed by an M. A. degree from the University of Calcutta. Subsequently he obtained a degree in Law and entered the judicial service, where he served until his retirement, after having been a district judge and a Special Judicial Officer.
Achintya Kumar Sengupta started writing under a pen name, ‘Niharika Debi’. He contributed to almost all genres of Bengali literature, but is best remembered for his novels and short stories. In all, he wrote more than 100 books. Kakjoshna, Bibaher Cheye Boro, Endrani, Prachir O Prantor, Urnonav, Nobonita,Je Jai Boluk,Okalbosonto,Odhibus, Double Decker,Polayon,Priya O Prithibi Jotonbibi,Param Purush Sriramkrishna etc are his well known writings. Achintya Kumar Sengupta was closely associated with the famous magazine Kallol, and was its editor for some time.
Achintya Kumar Sengupta received the Jagattarini Award, the Rabindrasmriti Award (1975) and the Sharatchandra Smriti Prize (1975) for his achievement in literature and journalism. He literary died in 1976. His works have been included in the curriculum of school level, secondary, higher secondary and graduation level Bengali Literature in Bangladesh.
Enjoy a Poem by Achintya Kumar Sengupta recited by Kazi Sabyasachi
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- Porompurush Sree Sree RamKrishna by Achintya Kumar Sengupta