About this author
Kananbihari Mukhopadhyay was born on December 30, 1921, in the Jessore district of undivided India. She was a communist and is regarded as a pioneer of the women’s movement in West Bengal.
She passed the matriculation examination in 1937, came to Calcutta, and took admitted to Bethune College under the University of Calcutta. Already since studying in class 8, she had come in contact with communist leaders in Jessore like Krishna Binod Ray, Sukumar Mitra, and Shantimoy Ghosh. After coming to Calcutta she worked in All India Students Federation. She joined the Communist Party of India in 1938.
In 1998 she was awarded the title of “Bhubanmohini Dasi” award by Calcutta University for her contribution to the field of literature.
She died in Kolkata after being ill for days on 9 March 2005.
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