launch of ‘Rajanikanta’ – Rajanikanta Sen’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations.

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Book Launch - Rajanikanta Sen
Book Launch - Rajanikanta Sen

Starmark, in association with Patra Bharati, hosts the launch of ‘Rajanikanta’ as a part of Rajanikanta Sen’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations.

Kolkata, July 25, 2016: Kolkata’s leading bookstore chain Starmark, in association with Patra Bharati, hosted at its South City Mall outlet here today, the launch of ‘Rajanikanta’ –– a compilation of memoirs, reminiscences, selected songs, rare  photographs, manuscripts and a CD of songs of Rajanikanta Sen,  as a part of his 150th birth anniversary celebrations. The book also contains two of his popular writings ‘Aamar Jiban’ and ‘Haspataler Karcha’.
 

‘Rajanikanta’ has been compiled and edited by Riddhi Bandyopadhyay, the renowned vocalist well known for her ‘Panchakabir Gan’. She has made a creditable contribution towards popularising songs of Rajanikanta Sen, Dwijendralal Roy and Atulprasad Sen amongst the present generation. She has performed at various cultural platforms in India and abroad. A recipient of the Government of India’s Fellowship, Riddhi holds a Master’s degree in History from the Calcutta University.

Book Launch - Rajanikanta Sen
Book Launch – Rajanikanta Sen
Book Launch - Rajanikanta Sen
Book Launch – Rajanikanta Sen
Book Launch - Rajanikanta Sen
Book Launch – Rajanikanta Sen

The occasion saw the presentation of selected songs of Rajanikanta, in the presence of eminent personalities. They also spoke or presented songs, including Nabaneeta Dev Sen, Ranjan Bandyopadhyay, Debajyoti Mishra, Biswajit Chakraborty, Biplab Dasgupta and Devajit Bandyopadhyay.