Aug. 31, 2021

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the passing away of eminent writer, Shri Buddhadeb Guha.


  • Buddhadeb Guha (29 June 1936 – 29 August 2021) was an Indian writer of fiction in Bengali language.

  • His early life is depicted in his Rivu series. Some of the Rivu books are dedicated to friends from his youth.

  • He was also the creator of Rijuda, an imaginary character who explores jungles with his sidekick Rudra. The jungles that he wrote about were mainly in Eastern India.

  • Guha received Ananda Puraskar in 1976.

Source : The Hindu