Tridib Mitra Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tridib_Mitra

Tridib Mitra (born 31 December 1940) was an anti-establishment writer and part of the Hungry generation movement in Bengali literature.[1][2][3] Mitra edited Hungry generation magazines The Waste Paper in English and Unmarga in Bengali, with his wife, Alo Mitra. Mitra and his wife started poetry readings in burning ghats, graveyards, river banks, and country liquor joints of Kolkata.[4] He rose to prominence in the sixties during the Hungry generation literary movement. Mitra and his wife delivered Hungry generation masks of demons, jokers, gods etc. at the offices and houses of ministers, administrators, newspaper editors and other bureaucrats of the West Bengali establishment.[5]


  • Ghulghuli (Poetry) 1965
  • Hatyakando (Poetry) 1967

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  1. ^ "HUNGRYALIST MOVEMENT - A Photo-Text Album". www.kaurab.com. Retrieved 7 May 2022.
  2. ^ Chowdhury, Maitreyee B. (December 2018). The Hungryalists: The Poets Who Sparked a Revolution. Penguin Books, Limited. ISBN 978-0-670-09085-3.
  3. ^ "The Hungry Generation - TIME". 8 March 2008. Archived from the original on 8 March 2008. Retrieved 7 May 2022.
  4. ^ "The life and times of the Hungry Generation of modern Bengali poets, arguably the most dynamic and divisive literary movement of its generation". The Indian Express. 9 June 2019. Retrieved 7 May 2022.
  5. ^ Chowdhury, Maitreyee Bhattacharjee. "A new book chronicles the radically iconoclastic movement in Bengali poetry in the 1960s". Scroll.in. Retrieved 7 May 2022.

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