Tapan Bagchi is a poet, rhyme composer, researcher, and journalist based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Tapan Bagchi is a major poet of his times in the Bengali language.
His mother Jyotirmoyee Bagchi is a housewife and his father Tustocharan Bagchi was graduated from the University of Dhaka and served the nation as a gazetted officer. Bagchi's wife Keya Bala is a member of BCS (general education) cadre service. They are the parents of Tuneer Bagchi and Dwitiya Bagchi Chhuti. Poet Tapan Bagchi has four books of poems. He has written almost 32 books in various issues. These are published from the prominent publishing house of Bangladesh such as Bangla Academy, Nazrul Institute, MMC, BCDJC etc.
Poet Tapan Bagchi studied in Kadambari High School- Madaripur, Govt Rajendra College-Faridpur and Dhaka University. He has an MA degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from the University of Dhaka. He earned his PhD degree in Traditional Communication by doing research under the supervision of renowned Lalon-researcher Professor Dr. Abul Ahsan Chowdhury and Poet Dr. Mohammad Moniruzzaman.
Dr Tapan Bagchi is a Research Scholar by Profession. He is now working as a Deputy Director in the Department of Research Compilation & Folklore of Bangla Academy. He worked at World Literature Centre, MassLine Media centre, Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI), Bangladesh Press Institute (PIB), The daily Amader Shomoy, Other Vision Communication (OVC), The Weekly 2000, Ekushey Television and The daily Prothom Alo.
Munir Chowdhury Literary Award, Dhaka, 1991
Jasimuddin Literary Award, Faridpur, 1996
Fortnightly Muksudpur Sambad Reception, 2007
Mahadiganta Literary Award, Kolkata, India, 2008
Zemcon Literary Award, Dhaka, 2008
JatraSamrat Amlendu Biswas Memorial Award. Dhaka, 2008
Surhid Parshad Education Award, Madaripur, 2008
M Nurul Quader Juvenile Literature Award, Dhaka, 2008
Sunil Gangopadhya Literature Award, Madaripur, 2oo8