In the early 60’s, Sukamal Dasgupta, an eminent children’s literary author, penned the Biliti Chhara (Bengali Translations for English Rhymes) series. The project which started off as an exercise to expose his two growing sons to popular English rhymes by translating them into easy to follow rhythmic Bengali rhymes while retaining the purity and message of the original, soon grew into a two part series which went on to become a massively popular children’s read across Bengal. The series was equally popular among the Bengali community the world over as it allowed their kids to learn the language through characters already known to them. Biliti Chhara was the first masterpiece of this literary genius.
Calcutta Broadway thanks every avid readers of Bengali rhymes in Calcutta who warmly received Biliti Chhara- a wonderful literary creation for children, penned by Late Sukamal Dasgupta. We express our deepest gratitude to everyone for inculcating the valuable culture of reading Bengali Literature to the new generation. Biliti Chhara feels elated to have successfully made the readers smile with its joyous content.
Thank You for the incredible response at the 44th Kolkata Book Fair.
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