Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Pinaki Thakur, Bengali poet, Died at 59

Pinaki Thakur was born on April 21, 1959 and died on January 3, 2019.

He was a Bengali poet Pinaki Thakur studied Engineering but passionate in Bengali poetry from student life and wrote poems in various little magazines.

Thakur's poetry was first published in Ushinar magazine in 1974.

Thakur's poetry was published in Desh magazine, in 1979.

Thakur became popular in Bengali literary field after publishing his first book Ekdin Ashoriri.

He was conferred the Ananda Puraskar in 2012 for his book Chumbaner Kkhato. Thakur was also given by Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi Puraskar and Krittibas Purashkar.

He was born at Bansberia, Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Thakur was suffering in Cerebral Malaria since December 2018 and died on 3 January 2019 in SSKM Hospital, Kolkata.

Pinaki Thakur passed away at 59 years old.

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