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Nishikanto, Roy Chowdhury

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(24.03.1909, Unao city, Uttar Pradesh – 1973) Sadhak. Lived at Ashram of Sri Aurobindo. Became famous Bengali poet and painter.

Father: Bijoyshankar Raichowdhury, mother: Soudamini Devi.

Joined the Ashram in February 1934 Sri Aurobindo was an ardent admirer of his poetry and had called him the ‘Brahmaputra of Inspiration’. He is also known as the lyricist of some of Dilip Kumar Roy’s best-known songs in Bengali. Nishikanto has to his credit ten books of Bengali verse and one of English.

 

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In English

Nishikanto, Roy Chowdhury

Dream Cadences

•   Pondicheґry : Kishor H. Gandhi, 1946.

Nishikanto, Roy Chowdhury

In English

Some poems

Anurag Banerjee

about person

In English

Nishikanto: the Brahmaputra of Inspiration

In Russian