Nirendranath Chakravarty

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Nirendranath Chakraborty (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] Chakraborty also wrote few detective novels of Bhaduri Moshai.[3]

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. ^ "Every generation owes their love quotes to these 7 legendary Bengali poets". zeenews.india.com. Retrieved February 7, 2018.
  3. ^ Prabirendra Chattopadhyay. "QuijjhoTika: A Quiz Book". Retrieved February 7, 2018.