Biographies

Calcutta Comparatists 1919 is proud to present to you its online Biography Series, which is based on the idea of “One India, Plural India”. In this series, we will recall those who have expressed their strong views on Indian culture and literature through their writings long before independence. In this way, we will be able to increase our interaction by remembering and practicing the lives and creations of these eminent scholars and writers of different Indian languages. This biography series aims to promote multi-cultural and multi-lingual dialogue among people from all walks of life.

Krishnakant Handique

Basudev Das writes a memoir of the famous Assamese Scholar, Indologist, and Philanthropist Krishnakant Handique as the first in our biography series.

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