Book by Sri Swapan Kumar Bandyopadhyay

Cover of Swapanda's book

Sri Swapan Kumar Bandyopadhyay, popularly known as Swapanda, our English teacher at Vidyapith, has authored a book named Esecho Jyotirmoy (এসেছো জ্যোতির্ময়).

The Book is on Swamiji and commemorating the 150th Birth Anniversary of the Cyclonic Monk. It contains 150 poems (75 Bengali & 75 English). Swami Suparnananda aka Satyada, the Secretary of Ramakrishna Mission Ashram, Narendrapur, has written the foreword for the book. Swapanda has dedicated his book in memory of Late Swami Lokeswaranandaji Maharaj.

Book by Swami Sivapradananda

Cover of Saikateshda's Book

Swami Sivapradananda, aka Saikatesh Maharaj, ex-student of 1976 H.S. batch and ex-headmaster of the school has authored a book named Panch Phuler Saji (পাঁচ ফুলের সাজি). The book is a collection of five short stories for children, though adults will enjoy reading those as well. Some of the stories were published earlier in Suktara, an esteemed Bengali child magazine. Revered Maharaj is currently the Headmaster of Kamarpukur Ramakrishna Mission Multipurpose School.

Novel by Sri Indrakant Jha

Sri Indrakant Jha, the retired Hindi teacher of Vidyapith, has written a novel named Trishanku which focuses the present Indian sociey torn between traditional values and decadent western culture.

The book is available in Purulia. Those who are interested to buy a copy are requested to contact Indrakant da at (+91)9933595280. The price of the book is Rs 190/-.

Here is a small review of the book.

Vidyapith ex-student wins Bhatnagar Award in Medical Science

With great pleasure we like to inform you that Dr Sandip Basu of Radiation Medicine Centre at Bhaba Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai and an ex-student of 1988 batch has bagged the Santi Swarup Bhatnagar Award, 2012 in Medical Science this year.

The Prime Minister of India will be handing over the Prize in a suitable date later.

Needless to say, this is one of the most prestigious awards of the country.

The Association extends sincere best wishes and heartiest congratulations to Dr Sandip Basu.

Ex-student Debabrata Ghosh in the news

Debabrata Ghosh (ex student of our 1978 batch and nephew of Sushil Ghosh da) was in the news of Anadabazar Patrika dated 22nd August, 2012 with the heading "Jete Debo Na".

He is the Principal of Balagarh Bijoykrishna College, being transferred to Khandaghosh College as Principal. He was "Gheraoed" by students requesting him not leave the college as he is so much popular amongst the students & professors.

Please visit the news here.

Paintings of Panchu Da

With consent of Sri Panchu Gopal Dutta (our beloved Panchu Da), some of his remarkable paintings are being published here and numbered serially.

These paintings have been offered for sale by him and the tentative price of them will be Rs 25,000/- each.

Sri Chinmoy Das (1985 Batch) will act as the Coordinator in this issue. His mobile no. is (+91)9332373444. Anybody interested in the paintings is requested to get in touch with him.

Release of a Book by Sri Santi Sinha

A book by Sri Santi Sinha, our dear Santida, ex-teacher of Vidyapith, will be released at the Kolkata Book Fair on 2nd February, 2012 at UBI auditorium AC hall. The timing is 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm. Ex-students are cordially invited by Santida to attend the occasion.

Release of Book by an Ex Student

Release of Book by Dr. Rajat Singha Chowdhury took place at Book Fair.
Dr Rajat Singha Chowdhury (1982) has released a composition of 25 Poems in the form of a Book named Rajatstabak available at the stall of Prtibhas(Stall No 744, Serial no of the Book-98).

We request members to collect the same and congratulate the poet for his achievment.

Vivekananda Epic Award


Vidyapith received the Viswanayak Vivekananda Epic Award for its contributions. The award was presented by Indian Epic Culture Centre. Swami Umananda, the present secretary of Vidyapith received the award on behalf of Vidyapith.

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