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Published:  01:14 AM, 09 September 2018

Santosh Kumar Ghosh

Santosh Kumar Ghosh

Santosh Kumar Ghosh was an eminent Indian Bengali litterateur and a journalist of repute. Born on 9 September 1920 in Faridpur district of what is now in Bangladesh, Santosh Kumar had his ancestral house in Barisal district (presently in Bangladesh). 

Son of Suresh Chandra Ghosh and Sarajubala Devi .In the year 1941 Santosh Kumar started his career as journalist in 'Pratyaha' Daily. Later in his career he worked in Jugantar and The Statesman and finally in the year 1951 went to Delhi to join Hindusthan Standard, the English publication of Anandabazar Patrika. He also worked for 'The Morning News' and 'The Nation'. 

In 1958 Santosh Kumar returned to Kolkata as the news editor Anandabazar Patrika. In 1964 he was made the associate editor of both the publications, Anandabazar Patrika and Hindusthan Standard. Finally in 1976 he became the joint editor of Anandabazar Patrika. 

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