Ganes Basu
26R, Jadavpur East Road,
Kolkata - 700 032, West Bengal, India
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Ganes Basu [Poet] , Dr. Kaninika Basu (00447810828459)

Ganes Basu is one of the leading literary personalities of Modern Bengali Literature. He is a poet, writer, essayist, critic, translator, journalist and literary activist. He was born on December 1st, 1940 in Barisal, now in Bangladesh. At the grim days of partition he came as a refugee boy with his family in West Bengal, India. He had in his memories the riverine alluvial landscape and changing vegetation of Barisal which later gave shapes to many images of his poetry.

An M.A. in Bengali of the Calcutta University and Diploma holder in journalism, Berlin. He worked as a journalist and later as a lecturer in literature in a college. He retired from teaching on 2001.

A linguist, a grammarian and literary historian as he is, he has books on varied subjects of his liking. He has nine books of poems, and ten books on varied subjects. He is married, his daughter is a Doctor in U.K. and the son is doing dissertation at JNU, New Delhi. He has been associated with many progressive movements, as an ardent champion of human brotherhood, peace, democracy and socialism.

His publication include Bananike Kavitaguchchha (1965), Nijer Mukhomukhi (1967) Rakter Bhitare Roudra (1969), Adhikar Rakter Kavitar (1970), Bagher Thabar Niche (1982), Nirab Santrash (1999), Anna Ashru Violin (2005), Bhasan Dariya (2008) etc. He had been awarded of many citations of honour of achievements.

Ganes Basu is a renowned poet of the sixties in Bengali Literature of both the Bengals, who is still contributing to the mite of Bengali humanistic Literature.




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