Sunday, 14 December 2014

Short biography of Satyendranath Dutta

Satyendranath Dutta was born in the village of Nimta near Kolkata. He was the son of Rajaninath Dutta, who was a trader.  His grandfather, akshay kumar datta, was editor of the Tattwabodhini patrika.  He was also the guiding spirit of the Tattwabodhini Patrika. Satyendranath Dutta completed his schooling from Central Collegiate School in 1899 and joined the General Assembly's Institution in Kolkata, presently known as Scottish Church College, for graduation.

Satyendranath Dutta ,a Bengali poet, is considered the wizard of rhymes. Satyendranath Dutta was an expert in many disciplines of intellectual enquiry including medieval Indian history, culture, and mythology.
He was loved by Rabindranath. A condolence meeting of Satyendranath was held on 11th July in Rammohan Library.
Satyendranath Dutta began his literary career by composing poem for the Bengali magazine titled Bharati. His initial style of writing previously reflected the influences of renowned poets like Debendranath Sen, Akshay Kumar Boral and Michael Madhusudan Dutt. Satyendranath Dutta had written with a number of pseudonyms such as Kalamgir, Tribikram Varman, Ashitipar Sharma, Kaviratna and Nabakumar. Some people say that he is only comparable with Rabindranath in respect of Bengali leanguage and prosody.But Rabindranath said , ' Without any submission, I openly declare that he has unparalleled grasp in Bengali language and its rhymes which has no comparison."

Satyendranath Dutta died at the age of 40, on 25th June 1922. After his death the great poet has been immortalized in a poem authored by Rabindranath Tagore.


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