Dilip Kr. Bandyopadhyay


Retired from service since last 20 years. Writes in Bengali mostly in rhyming poems. Interested in travel. Happily married.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
Well just about two or three years ago, during a casual discussion with my elder brother i was referring to the post-dinner talks we all had with my father about his life story. How he was hiding from the police during his freedom movement, what was the risks involved. in fact both of us felt that though we were lucky to get the experiences of the earlier generation through the talks, it would have been much better had they (both the parents were freedom fighter against British rules) put it down on papers.Now even if I say that papa had done this, I could not prove it. So I decided to jot down my memories in a scrapbook, and then tried to expand it gradually. To express a thought it is always better to take the help of one's mother tongue and I also did the same. but Bengali, my mother tongue has complex characters, so it as very difficult to write it down and make an e-book.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Surfing on the internet, i came across something as e-book. Detail information were asked, answers collected, and it was found any one can write a book provided he has a plot to write about , time, patience to write, correct, erase, rewrite, which is a time consuming process, After my retirement I had to pass out time and my daughter was there to encourage me. During my young age I used to write some poems, rather short one with rhythm and rhymes in Bengali. I started to blog it with Google. With social networking sites doing my propaganda through the relatives I got some hits, which motivated me like anything, Any support always motivate so there was no dearth of motivation.
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Where to find Dilip Kr. Bandyopadhyay online



Drifters on the Sea
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,990. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Ten different sea journeys in primitive vessels like rafts and junk boats, along with pictures.conducted in the last century.
দেশ বিদেশের রূপকথা
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 27,160. Language: Bengali. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
সংকলনে আছে দুষ্টু পরীর দুষ্টুমীর কথা, খোঁড়া শেয়ালের উপকারের গল্প; সাত রাণীর ছেলে যে তাঁর মায়েদের চোখ এনে দিয়েছিল আর ন্যাড়া পাহাড়ের ডানাওয়ালা রাজকন্যার গল্প,তেমনি আছে দানবের প্রতিহিংসার কথা, আর রশোমন গেটের রাক্ষসের সাথে যুদ্ধের কথা। এমনি সব ষোলটি গল্পের সংকলন। a collection of fairy tales from different countries, written in bengali language and script.
দেশবিদেশের আরও উপকথা
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
পৃথিবীর বিভিন্ন প্রান্ত থেকে নেওয়া ২৩টি লোককথার সংগ্রহ। বাংলা ভাষায় লেখা গল্পগুলির মধ্যে আছে, কি ভাবে নাপিত ভুতের কাছ থেকে মোহর আদায় করল, কি ভাবে মোরগ তাঁর মালিককে বড়লোক করে দিল। কিভাবে হাঁস তার পাওনা টাকা রাজার কাছ থেকে উদ্ধার করল, সাগরের জল কেন নোনা হল, মোমের কূমীর কি ভাবে শাস্তি পেল। কিভাবে কুয়াশার দৃষ্টি হল, বিড়াল আর ইদুরের বিয়ে কি ভাবে ভেঙ্গে গেল,খরগোশের ঠোঁট কেন চেড়া থাকে। এই রকম আরও গল্প।
দেশ বিদেশের উপকথা
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: Bengali. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Twenty Folktales in Bengali. from different parts of world..How a fox helped the Brahmin to evade the tiger: how a sheep escaped from the greedy appetite of an wolf’ how an old lady trapped a bear, a fox, an wolf and a rabbit and got ample returns in exchange of their lives; what happened after a king married a hen; what happened to Sneguchaka and Kupava; and more of such stories.
ছড়ার ছড়াছড়ি
Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: Bengali. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » South Asian & Indian poetry
বাংলা ছড়া সমগ্র। collection of Bengali poems and rhymes for basically young readers
Radha Theke Poschimbongo - A journey Through Four Millenium
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
History of Bangladesh (Bengal) along with other Bengali speaking areas of India from epic ages to twentieth century.
My Elephanta Trip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Travel memories of my trip to Elephanta Island near Mumbai, accompanied by my family members.
My Mandu Tour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Travelogue of th historic city of Mandu in Madhya Pradesh, India on a journey completed in a day.Photographs included.
Easy Arithmetics
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Technical Writing
Rules from Vedic mathematics with examples. Digital roots, multiplications and divisions are explained in details.
Sampoorna adhunik ramayan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,520. Language: Bengali. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Great Hindu epic Ramayana was written long back, when the social conditions was much different. the book tries to give a glimpse of the thing had it been written in today's social and political climate. the book is written in Bengali with the preface in English.
My Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoir from the pre- school days to the retirement containing pictures of interesting places, history of sites visited, pre-war period of british india and the freedom movement, Riot, indepedence, Partition of indai. all these turbulent period written as seen by the author..
My Ahmedabad Tour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
travelogue of a short trip to the city of ahmedabad with pictures during summer of 2013.
Amar Atmojibini (1982-1990)
Series: My stories in Bengali script, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: Bengali. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autibiographical account of writer, after he left Governmnt service. This is the concluding part.
Amar Atmojibini (1959-1982)
Series: My stories in Bengali script, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 11,940. Language: Bengali. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autobiographical account of the author during his service life, Written in Bengali script বাংলা হরফে লেখা আত্মজীবনীর অংশ যাতে রয়েছে সরকারী চাকুরি জীবনের কথা।
Amar atmojiboni (1944-1959)
Series: My stories in Bengali script, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,800. Language: Bengali. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
autobiographical memoirs of the writer in Bengali script. আমার শিক্ষা জীবনের কথা
Kobita Guccho
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: Bengali. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Collection of fifty short poems or rhymes. They are either satirical or for children. It is written in Bengali script
Amar Atmojibini (1935-1944)
Series: My stories in Bengali script, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: Bengali. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Autobiographical account of his childhood.dates from birth to his admission in school.
Vedik Gonit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: Bengali. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Mathematics
a method for performing multiplication of multiple digits with answer in one line. Involves certain rules and a little of mental calculations

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