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Atin Bandyopadhyay

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Occupation  Writer
Name  Atin Bandyopadhyay

Role  Writer
Education  University of Calcutta
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Born  1934Dhaka, Bangladesh
Books  Naari O Purus(pb), Tusarkumari

Atin Bandyopadhyay or Atin Banerjee, (Bengali: অতীন বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়; anglicised spelling of surname: Banerjee) is a writer of Bengali literature. He was born in 1934 in Dhaka.

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Early life

He spent his childhood in a joint family set-up in the then East Bengal of undivided India and studied in Sonar Gaon Panam School. After the Partition, migrated to India. He earned his undergraduate degree in commerce in 1956 and subsequently earned a teacher's training degree, all from the University of Calcutta. He took various jobs as a sailor, truck-cleaner, primary school teacher. Also became headmaster of a senior basic school. Settled permanently in Kolkata in 1986. Here also he took on various jobs like factory manager, publication advisor and lastly journalist.

Career as a writer

The first story of the author was published in the magazine Abasar of Berhampore. He has penned many works since then, but his masterpiece is a three-part trilogy on the Partition: Nilkantha Pakhir Khonje, Aloukik Jalajan and Ishwarer Bagan. Another famous writer of Bengal, Syed Mustafa Siraj has compared Nilkantha Pakhir Khonje, with Greek tragedies and also found it tuned with the core spirit with the Bengali literature like Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay's Pather Panchali.

Works for younger audience

  • Uronto Torobari (Ananda Pub)
  • Gini Rohosyo (Ananda Pub)
  • Binnir Khoi Lal Batasa (Ananda Pub)
  • Dosti Kishore Uponyas (Ananda Pub)
  • Paloker Tupi(Punascha)
  • Neel Timi(Karuna Prakashoni)
  • Fentur Sada Ghora(Karuna Prakashoni)
  • Dosti Kishore Uponyas

  • Fentur Sada Ghora
  • Rajar Bari
  • Binnir Khoi Lal Batasa
  • Aronyorajye Mandela
  • Neel Timi
  • Uronto Torobari
  • Hirer Cheyeo Dami
  • Ekti joler rekha o Ora teen jon
  • Gini Rohosyo
  • Dustu Hititi
  • References

    Atin Bandyopadhyay Wikipedia


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