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Bengali Poet

Sahitya Akademi award winning Bengali poet Nirendranath Chakraborty dies at 94

He won the Sahitya Akademi award in 1974 for his poem 'Ulanga Raja' (naked king) which mocked the social set up.

Dec 25, 2018, 16:50 PM IST

Bengali Poet Mandakranta Sen returns Sahitya Akademi Award

Noted Bengali poet Mandakranta Sen on Tuesday returned her Sahitya Akademi Young Writers Special Award to protest against communal attacks in the country.

Oct 14, 2015, 09:57 AM IST