Sengupta, Achintya Kumar poet, novelist and editor, was born on 19 September at Noakhali town, the work place of his father. His original home was at madaripur district. His father, Rajkumar Sengupta, was a lawyer. Achintya Kumar spent his early life at Noakhali and had his schooling there. After the death of his father in , he went to Kolkata to live with his elder brother Jitendrakumar Sengupta.
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Sengupta, Achintya Kumar poet, novelist and editor, was born on 19 September at Noakhali town, the work place of his father. His original home was at madaripur district.
His father, Rajkumar Sengupta, was a lawyer. Achintya Kumar spent his early life at Noakhali and had his schooling there. After the death of his father in , he went to Kolkata to live with his elder brother Jitendrakumar Sengupta. He also passed the law examination in the first division in He began his career as a temporary munsif in and retired in , after having being promoted to sub-judge, district judge and special officer with the Law Commission.
Achintya Kumar's first poem was published in prabasi in under the penname of Niharika Devi. He was considered to be one of the key numbers of the Kallol group who, after rabindranath tagore and sharat chandra chattopadhyay , were able to instate in literature. He is particularly remembered for his excellent fictionalisation of the life of religious leaders. His first novel, Bede , is widely appreciated in modern bangla literature for its form, style, and subject matter.
His writing is deeply influenced by modernism. The subject matter of his poetry includes romantic themes and he is also able to represent the mass consciousness. He was also noted for his skill in writing short stories, and ability to depict the lives of the working class.
Among the biographies mention can be made of Parampurus Shrishriramakrisva four volumes, , Bireshvar Vivekananda three volumes, ; among the plays, Ekabka Natya-Sankalan ; and among the story works, Tuta-phuta , Kath Khar Kerosin , Chasabhusa , Ekratri etc.
Achintya Kumar took over the charge of publishing Kallol in He worked with the Bichitra for a short period too.
His reminiscence called Kallolyug, or the Kallol era, created a stir in its time. He received the Jagattarini Award, the Rabindrasmriti Award and the Sharatchandra Smriti Prize for his achievement in literature and journalism.
Achintya Kumar Sengupta
He was born in Noakhali , now in Bangladesh. At the age of 13, after his father's death, Sengupta moved to Calcutta , where he completed his schooling. He got a B. He contributed to almost all genres of Bengali literature , but is best remembered for his novels and short stories.
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