About this author
Mandakranta was born in Tollygunge, Kolkata on 15 September 1972. She is an Indian poet of the Bengali language.
She completed her secondary education at Sakhawat Memorial Govt. Girls’ High School and higher secondary from Lady Brabourne College. She later went on to study MBBS at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital from 1991-1997 but dropped out just before appearing at her final examinations. Thereafter she devoted herself full-time to literature.
She became the youngest-ever winner of Ananda Puraskar in 1999 for her very first poetry book. In 2004, she was awarded Sahitya Akademi Golden Jubilee Award for poetry. She is also a lyricist, composer, fiction writer, dramatist, and cover designer. She quit medical studies to become a full-time writer.
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