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Samarendra Sengupta:

Samarendra Sengupta

The distinguished Bengali poet Samarendra Sengupta was born in Dhaka in 1935 and lived the first 16 years of his life there before moving to Calcutta in 1951. He remembers the frequent sectarian violence in Bengal, especially the horrors of the Partition riots, where about one million were killed as Pakistan and East Pakistan were carved out of India