Name Ramkumar Mukhopadhyay
Notable awards Ananda Puraskar
|Born 8 March 1956 (age 59) (1956-03-08) |
Education MA University of Calcutta Ph.D. Jadavpur University
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Ramkumar Mukhopadhyay (born 8 March 1956) is a Bengali writer from India. He has written novels and short stories for both adults and children.
Ramkumar Mukhopadhyay was born in Calcutta  His father was Ramangamohan Mukhopadhyay and mother Kanaklata Mukhopadhyay. He graduated from Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira (a residential college) at Belur before taking a Masters in English from The University of Calcutta.He did his Ph.D from Jadavpur University. Mukhopadhyay started his career as Regional Secretary,East India, of Sahitya Akademi. Presently he is a member of the Executive Board of the Sahitya Akademi. He is now working as the Director of the Publishing Department, Visva-Bharati. He is associated with a number of Bengali Little Magazines.
His first collection of 14 short stories entitled "Madale Natun Bol"(The New Beats on the Drum) published from Calcutta in 1984. His first novel "Charane Prantare" (At the Grazing Ground, at the Horizon) was published from Calcutta in 1993.