He worked in varying capacities as secretary to Justice Saradacharan Mitra, and to the Maharaja of Natore. Later he would work as License Collector of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, and as manager of FN Gupta Company.
He was a prolific contributor to a number of literary journals. Between 1909 and 1913, he also edited the cultural journal Manasi. In 1921 and in 1922, he served as a joint editor of another cultural journal Jamuna. He would later become the owner and editor of the journal Purvachal between 1947 and 1948. His poetry showed the influence of his intellectual contemporary Rabindranath Tagore. He is considered a major voice of the post-Rabindranath period in Bengali poetry. His poetry conveyed the intricacies of life in rural Bengal, in all its joys and sorrows. He died on 1 February 1948.