About this author
Sukumar Ray was born on 30 October 1887, in Katiadi, Mymensingh, Bengal Presidency, British India (present-day Kishoreganj, Dhaka, Bangladesh). He was a Bengali writer and poet from the Indian subcontinent.
In 1906, he graduated with double Honours in Physics and Chemistry from the Presidency College, then affiliated with the University of Calcutta. Before that, he attended City College School. He was trained in photography and printing technology in England at the School of Photo-Engraving and Lithography, London, and was a pioneer of photography and lithography in India.
He is remembered mainly for his writings for children. After his father’s death in 1915, Sukumar had to take over the responsibility of the publication of “Sandesh”, and his creativity reached its pinnacle.
He died on 10 September 1923 in Kolkata from leishmaniasis, for which there was no cure at the time.
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