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Sukanta Bhattacharya

Sukanta Bhattacharya (August 15, 1926 - May 13, 1947) was one of the most honored poets of Bangla literature. He was called 'Young Nazrul' and 'Kishore Bidrohi Kobi'.
Life
Sukanta was born at his uncle's house in Kolkata. His ancestral home in the village Unshiya in Kotalipara, Gopalganj, Bengal (now part of Bangladesh). His father, Nibaran Bhattacharya, was in the book selling business in Kolkata.
He died an early death at the age of 20. He was a communist and was a worker of the party.
[edit] Works
Sukanta's poetry was heavily influenced by communism. One of his most famous poems is:

"Poetry, we do not need you anymore. A world devastated by hunger is too prosaic, The full moon now reminds us of toasted bread"

Poetry
" Charpatra (Eng:Passport) (38 poems)
" Ghum Nei (Eng:Sleepless) (36 poems)
" Purbavash (Eng:Red Dawn) (29 poems)
" Geetigucha (Eng:Songs) (19 Songs)
" Mithe Kora (16 poems)
" Obhijan
" Hortal

Letters
" Patra Guchha

Works Behind the Wall
Stories:
" Khudha
" Durboddho
" Vodrolok
" Darodi Kishorer Kishor SwaPNO

Essays:

" Chondo O Abritti
Songs:
5 songs
Poems:
17 poems

References
" Golpo Songroho (Collected Stories), the national text book of B.A. (pass and subsidiary) course of Bangladesh, published by University of Dhaka in 1979 (reprint in 1986).
" Bangla Sahitya (Bengali Literature), the national text book of intermediate (college) level of Bangladesh published in 1996 by all educational boards.

Ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/

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