Tuesday, 3 November 2015

An Evening with Kamal Chakraborty

Special CorrespondentKolkata: Kamal Chakraborty is one of the most underrated figures of modern Bengali literature. Many even do not recognise him in person because the man has never tried to assimilate in the mainstream urban literary world.

Chakraborty teaching in Bhalopahar
He is happy working in Purulia’s Bhalopahar, a heavenly dream that has been envisaged and fulfilled by Chakraborty himself.


Kolikata Letterprees in a wonderful initiative has arranged an opportunity to interact with this prolific writer. They have organised a programme called ‘Bhalopahare Priyo Forester’ at the Paschimbanga Bangla Academy Sabhaghar on 9 November. It will mainly feature reading session of Chakraborty. The event will be inaugurated by Debesh Roy while Sumita Chakraborty would speak about the literary works of Kamal Chakraborty. Palash Barman and Manash Chakraborty will converse with Chakraborty there. The readers are eagerly waiting for the evening so that they can explore this extraordinary personality and interact with him