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Manindra Gupta
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Born in 1926, Manindra Gupta has been a prolific poet. His creation has made his place permanently among the luminaries of Bengali literature. An octogenarian, Manindra Gupta still actively contribute to the literary world with equal fervor like his early days. His birthplace was Barishal in Bangladesh, erstwhile East Bengal. Having graduated from the University of Kolkata, the author served as an engineer in the Indian Army for a brief span of time. Afterwards, settling in Kolkata he worked with many organization, and his writing went side-by-side his job, producing some classic works in Bengali literature. He was the recipient of Sahitya Akademi in 2010. Manindra Gupta now lives in Garia, Kolkata with his wife, poet Debarati Mitra. Some of his major works include: Lal Schoolbari [Red School Building], Chander O’Pith [The other side of moon] and his famous biopic Akkhay Mulberry [Eternal Mulberry]. One of his seminal work is the Anthology of Bengali Poetry, published in 3 volumes, that covers the poem written during Chorjapod till the modern times.

About Manindra Gupta

Born in 1926, Manindra Gupta has been a prolific poet. His creation has made his place permanently among the luminaries of Bengali literature. An octogenarian, Manindra Gupta still actively contribute to the literary world with equal fervor like his early days. His birthplace was Barishal in Bangladesh, erstwhile East Bengal. Having graduated from the University of Kolkata, the author served as an engineer in the Indian Army for a brief span of time. Afterwards, settling in Kolkata he worked with many organization, and his writing went side-by-side his job, producing some classic works in Bengali literature. He was the recipient of Sahitya Akademi in 2010. Manindra Gupta now lives in Garia, Kolkata with his wife, poet Debarati Mitra.

Some of his major works include: Lal Schoolbari [Red School Building], Chander O’Pith [The other side of moon] and his famous biopic Akkhay Mulberry [Eternal Mulberry]. One of his seminal work is the Anthology of Bengali Poetry, published in 3 volumes, that covers the poem written during Chorjapod till the modern times.

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Eternal Mulberry: Manindra Gupta

Translator’s Note: Akkhay Mulberry Vol.1 [Trans. Eternal Mulberry] is an auto-biographical sketch of Manindra Gupta – an eminent writer of