Sukanta Bhattacharya

(15 August 1926 - 13 May 1947 / Calcutta / British India)

Sukanta Bhattacharya Quotes

  • ''I did love Kolkata as a mysterious woman, the beloved, my mother...I dont the outside world, my world is Kolkata... I do want to live, but Im certain that the death of Kolkata will bring my end''
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  • ''There is Bengal, and Bihar, Barakor river is in the middle of them; so strange, so profound! No other river (not even Ganga) has cast so vast a spell on me.''
  • ''Radio, books, sports—so many means to spend time, but what I like most is the leafy sunshine amidst the Debdaru.''

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The Testimonial

The news came
From the child who was born today.
She has got the testimonial,
And therefore she proclaims her rights to the new
unknown world
With piercing cries.
She is helpless and small, yet her fist is raised,
Glowing in an incomprehensible oath.
No one understands.

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