Kolkata, Nov 28 IBNS | 2 years ago

Calcutta High Court Justice Indira Banerjee on Tuesday launched a book named 'Ghot Bhorechi' which is a compilation of poems penned by ex-bureaucrat Satyen Chattopadhyay here at the Starmark.

'Ghot Bhorechi' comprises of 126 poems woven around nine moods reflecting the thoughts and experiences of the poet gathered by him as he journeyed through life.

The book has been presented in a unique style of words and illustrations, complementing each other.

Satyen Chattopadhyay spent his early years in Kolkata and was closely associated with theater and literature.

His first play was published in 1962.

Speaking about his association with theater, Chattopadhyay said, "My theater group 'Aikataan' was the first to stage Shakespearean pays in English at Kolkata."

He added, "One of my earlier written plays 'Pratighat' has been staged many a times."

Chattopadhyay who had joined the Indian Defense Accounts Service (IDAS) in 1959 was part of the Bureau of Industrial Costs and Prices (BICP) as Member (Finance) that played key role in the policy formulation of India's economic liberalisation.

'Ghot Bhorechi' has been published by Trisys and is priced at Rs. 150.

(Posted on 28-11-2013)