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Manik Bandopadhyay
  • Manik Bandopadhyay

  • Date of birth: May 19, 1908
  • Died: December 03, 1956
  • Born: in Dumka, Bihar, British Indian Ocean Territory.

  • Description: Manik Bandopadhyay (Bengali: মানিক বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়) was an Indian Bengali novelist and is considered one of the leading lights of modern Bangla fiction. During a short lifespan of forty-eight years, plagued simultaneously by illness and financial crisis, he produced 36 novels and 177 short-stories. His important works include Padma Nadir Majhi (The Boatman on The River Padma, 1936) and Putul Nacher Itikatha (The Puppet's Tale, 1936), Shahartali (The Suburbia, 1941) and Chatushkone (The Quadrilateral, 1948).

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