Nirendranath Chakravarty

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Nirendranath Chakraborty (Bengali: নীরেন্দ্রনাথ চক্রবর্তী; born 19 October 1924) is a popular contemporary Bengali poet.[1] He won the Sahitya Academy Award in 1974 for the book of poems Ulanga Raja (The Naked King). In 2007, the University of Calcutta awarded him an honorary Doctor of Science degree.[2]

Notable works[edit]

Poetry anthology[edit]

Some of his poetry anthologies are:

  • Nil Nirjan
  • Andhokar Baranda
  • Prothom Nayok
  • Somoy baro kom
  • Jabotiyo Valobasi
  • Ghumie porar aage
  • Shrestho Kobita
  • Kobita Samagro 1
  • Kobita Samagro 2

Juvenile literature[edit]

  • Saada Bagh
  • Bibir Chora
  • Baaro Maser Chora
  • Pitri Purush

Some of his popular poems are[edit]

  • Amalkanti Roddur Hotay Cheyachilo
  • Kolkatar Jisu
  • Ulanga Raja
  • translation of Tintin in Bengali

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bose, Amalendu. Contemporary Bengali Literature. Academic Publishers. p. 12. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Annual Convocation". University of Calcutta. 

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