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Tapan Bagchi, PhD

DHAKA, Bangladesh


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Dr. Tapan Bagchi is a major poet of nineties of Bengali Language. He was born in 23th October 1967, in Madaripur District, Bangladesh. His mother Jyotirmoyee Bagchi is a housewife and his father Tustocharan Bagchi was grduated 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 & Dwitiya Bagchi Chhuti.
Poet Tapan Bagchi has 4 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. He has an MA in Mass Communication and Journalism. 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.
He is one of the members of central executive committee of National Poetry Council, Bangladesh. He is a Life-member of Bangla Academy. He is also a member of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. He works as a Publication & Publicity Secratery of Editing and Publication Association of Bangladesh (EPAB).
He worked as a Researcher and a Freelance Journalist in Bangladesh.
He has got POET JASIMUDDIN RESEARCH AWARD 1997 for research on literature. He also earned'MUNIR CHOWDHURY LITERARY AWARD 1990' for Literature by Sangskriti Samsad, Dhaka.

List of his important books:

Books on Mass Communication & Journalism:
1.Bismritopraya Bangla Samoikpatra (Collection on articles on Benagli Periodicals), Suchipatra Prokashani, Dhaka, 2004
2.Trinomul Sangbadikotar Unmesh O Bikash (Origin and Development of Grassroots Journalism), MMC, Dhaka, 2000
3.Nirbachon Saangbadikata (Reporting Techniques on Election Issues), BCDJC, Dhaka, 2001

Books on Research:
4.Dhaka Mahanagorir Bonya Ashrayakendra (A survey on Flood-shelters in Dhaka City in 1998), MMC, Dhaka, 1999
Books on Literary Research:
5.Rudra Muhammad Shahidulla: Chandrahata Aviman (Criticism of Rudra’s Poems), Chitra Prokasani, Dhaka, 2002, Research
6.Sahityer Saamprotik Path (Study on Recent Literature), Proteeti Publication, Dhaka, 2001
7.Biplab Dus (Biography of a Writer), Bangla Academy, Dhaka, 2001
8.Kazi Nazruler Kabitay Shabdalanker (The Science of Rhetoric in Nazrul's poems), Nazrul Institute, Dhaka, 2001
9.Rudra Muhammad Shahidullah (Biography of a Poet), Bangla Academy, Dhaka, 1998

Books on Poems:
10. Sakol Nadir nam Ganga Chhilo (A collection of poems), Bishaka Prokashoni, Dhaka, 2007
11. Antohin Kshater Gavire (A collection of poems), Bishaka Prokashoni, Dhaka, 2005
12.Shmashaneyi Shuni Shankhodhwani (A collection of Poems), Young Writer Project, Bangla Academy, Dhaka, 1996
13.Ketokir Proti Pakshopat (A collection of Poems), Bishaka Prokashani, Dhaka, 1996

Books Juvenile Literature:
14.Charkaburi Oray Ghuri (A collection of Juvenile Poems), Bishaka Prokashani, Dhaka, 1995
15.Rukhe Danrai Borgi Tarai (A collection of Rhymes), Karnofulir Desh Prokashani, Chittagonj, 1994
16.Shuvor Shakher Goendagiri, Jyotsna Publishers, Dhaka, 1993, Juvenile stories
17.Ekusher Notun Kovita (New poems on mother language movement), Shahityamala, Dhaka, 1992, Collection of Poems

Research Consultancy:
1.Study on Media Laws and Policies for the Middle East and Maghreb (Bangladesh Part) (2002) funded by the Stanhope Centre for Communications Policy Research, London, UK
2.The Life and life Style of the Bangladeshi Folk Theatre Artists (2003) funded by Research Initiatives of Bangladesh (RIB), Dhaka.

1. Munir Chowdhury Literary Award, Dhaka, 1991
2. Jasimuddin Literary Award, Faridpur, 1996
3. Fortnightly Muksudpur Sambad Reception, 2007
4. Mahadiganta Literary Award, Kolkata, India, 2008
5. Zemcon Literary Award, Dhaka, 2008
6. JatraSamrat Amlendu Biswas Memorial Award. Dhaka, 2008
7. Surhid Parshad Education Award, Madaripur, 2008
8. M Nurul Quader Juvenile Literature Award, Dhaka, 2008
9. Sunil Gangopadhya Literature Award, Madaripur, 2oo8

Interests: POETRY, JOURNALISM, RESEARCH, ICT, Folklore, Music

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes