Published:  04:00 AM, 26 August 2019

Atul Prasad Sen

Atul Prasad Sen

Atul Prasad Sen was a Bengali composer, lyricist and singer, and also a lawyer, philanthropist, social worker, educationist and littérateur. After passing the Entrance examination in 1890, Atul Prasad was admitted to Presidency College in Kolkata, and in the same year in the month of November took a voyage to England to study law. In London he befriended Sri Aurobindo Ghosh, Chittaranjan Das, Sarojini Naidu and Dwijendralal Ray. Atul Prasad died at Lucknow on August 26, 1934 at an age of sixty three years. He was buried at the Brahmo Temple of Kaoradi , Sripur subdivision of Gazipur District, Dhaka . Rabindranath Tagore wrote a poem on September 4, 1934 in memory of Atul Prasad.  The poem was included in Geetigunja, in its 1957 edition.

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