List of Famous Poets in West Bengal

Updated: October 17, 2018 By: Wikilistia Staff

Hello Friends, Here we created a list of famous Poets in West Bengal who have earned huge goodwill by their poems which were on several topics like romance, patriotism and social awareness. People who want to know about those artists who are known for their notable work. A list has been specified below along with their details like their carrier, personal life and poems.  So, get ready to meet these poets including Sukanta Bhattacharya, Shakti Chattopadhyay, Dinesh Das, Jibanananda Das and many more great artistes who are gifted themselves the power of art.

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    1. 1. Sukanta Bhattacharya

      Sukanta Bhattacharya

      Sukanta Bhattacharya was an Indian Poet and writer who was born on 15 August 1926 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India. Sukanta Bhattacharya best known for her notable works for Chharpatra, Purbabhash, Ghum Nei. He was also a part of Bengal Renaissance literary movement.

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    2. 2. Shakti Chattopadhyay

      Shakti Chattopadhyay

      Shakti Chattopadhyay was a Bengali Poet and Writer from Kolkata, West Bengal, India. People also know him as Sphulinga Samaddar. He best known for "Jete Pari Kintu Keno Jabo", received many notable awards like awards Ananda Puraskar and Sahitya Akademi Award.

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    3. 3. Dinesh Das

      Dinesh Das

      Dinesh Das was a Bengali Poet who best known for many notable poems and Stories such as "Kabita", "Bhukhmichhil", "Kancher Manush", "Ram gechhe Banabase" and "Kaste". He was born on 16 September 1913 in Alipore, Kolkata India.

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    4. 4. Jibanananda Das

      Jibanananda Das

      Jibanananda Das is a Bengali poet, writer, novelist and essayist who also called as "Rupashi Banglar Kabi'' (Poet of Beautiful Bengal). He was born on 17 February 1899 and studied at Brajamohan College and University of Calcutta. People known his for his notable works in many poems and stories such as "Akashlina", "Banalata Sen", "Rupasi Bangla", "Banalata Sen", "Campe" and "Bodh"

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    5. 5. Bishnu Dey

      Bishnu Dey

      Bishnu Dey was an Indian Poet who was born on 18 July 1909 in West Bengal. He was also a prose writer, translator, academic and art critic in the Era. He one of famous poet from West Bengal who best known for his notable works in Urvashi O Artemis (1932), Chora Bali (1938), Purba Lekh (1940) and many more.

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    6. 6. Satyendranath Dutta

      Satyendranath Dutta

      Satyendranath Dutta was a Bengali poet who considered the wizard of rhymes. He specialised for many disciplines like history, culture, and mythology. In terms of his early life, Satyendra Nath Dutta was the song of trader Rajaninath Dutta. There are many poems by Satyendranath Dutta such as "Sabita (The Sun, 1900)", "Sandhiksan", Benu O Bina" and many more.

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    7. 7. Sudhindranath Dutta

      Sudhindranath Dutta

      Sudhindranath Dutta was a Bengali modern poet, essayist, journalist and critic who was born on 30 October 1901. He belongs to Kolkata and known as one of the most notable poets after the Tagore-era in Bengali literature. There are many poems and essay written by Sudhindranath Dutta such as Tanvi(1930), Orchestra(1935), Krandashee(1937) and many more.

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    8. 8. Sunil Gangopadhyay

      Sunil Gangopadhyay

      Sunil Gangopadhyay was a famous Bengali poet who was born 7 September 1934 who completed his education from University of Calcutta in 1954. He best known for "First Light (Prathama Alo)", "Those Days (Sei Somoy)", "East and West (Poorba Pashchim)" and Moner Manush. Sunil also reputed with Sahitya Akademi Award and Ananda Puraskar for his notable work.

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    9. 9. Joy Goswami

      Joy Goswami

      Joy Goswami was an Indian poet who was born on 1954 in Ranaghat, Nadia, West Bengal. Joy Goswami popularly known for multiple notable works for many poems and stories such as "Christmas o Sheeter Sonnetguchchho", "Aleya Hrod", "Bhutumbhogoban", "Ghumiyechho Jhaupata" and many more.

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    10. 10. Kazi Nazrul Islam

      Kazi Nazrul Islam

      Kazi Nazrul Islam was an Indian-Bangladeshi poet, Writer, Musician and revolutionary. He was born on 24 May 1899 in Asansol, Burdwan district, Bengal Presidency, British India. There are many Poems and stories has been written by Kazi Nazrul such as Notuner Gaan, Bidrohi Pralayollas, Dhumketu Agniveena, Bandhan Hara and Nazrul Geeti. He also awarded with Independence Day Award (1977), Padma Bhushan and Ekushey Padak (1976).

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    11. 11. Arun Mitra

      Arun Mitra

      Arun Mitra was a Bengali poet who was born on 1909 and known for notable poetry such as Prantorekha, Utser Dikey, Ghonishto Taap, Mancher Bairey Matitey, Shudhu Raater Shabdo No andmany more.

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    12. 12. Subhash Mukhopadhyay

      Subhash Mukhopadhyay

      Subhash Mukhopadhyay is an Indian-Bengali poet who was born on 12 February 1919 in Krishnanagar, Bengal Presidency, British India. He best known for many notable works in Padatik (The Foot Soldier), Chirkut (The Parchment), Agnikone, Phul Phutuk (Let the Flowers Bloom), Joto Dureii Jai (How Distant I may be) and many more.

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    13. 13. Dwijendralal Ray

      Dwijendralal Ray

      Dwijendralal Ray is also called as D. L. Ray who was a Bengali poet, playwright, and musician. He best known for his Hindu mythological and Nationalist historical plays. Dwijendralal Ray was born on 19 July 1863 in Krishnanagar, Nadia District, Bengal Presidency, British India.

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    14. 14. Tarapada Roy

      Tarapada Roy

      Tarapada Roy was known as Indian-Bengali Writer of short stories, Poems and essay. He specialised for his satirical sense of humour. He was born on 17 November 1936 in Tangail, Bangladesh. Tarapada Roy was also a part of Kolkata, West Bengal, died on August 25, 2007.

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    15. 15. Sukumar Ray

      Sukumar Ray

      Sukumar Ray is a Bengali humorous poet, story writer and playwright who prominently wrote for Children whose notable poems are Abol Tabol, Pagla Dashu and HaJaBaRaLa. He was born on 30 October 1887 in Calcutta, Bengal, British India and completed his education from Presidency University, Kolkata London College of Communication.

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