Ajoy Gupta’s book of limericks titled Bangaler Chharachhori was recently launched at Oxford Bookstore. The release of the book saw the presence of Chuni Goswami, Olympian footballer, Sankarlal Bhattacharjee, Joy Duttagupta and others.
The book of limericks Bangaler Chharachhori is the tale of a refugee who was displaced during the Partition of Bengal. The book is an attempt to look back at the Bengali manners of the times gone by. The writer has reworked the memories into a confessional mode. However, he has offered all these in uproarious laughter and Bangal accents and intonation.
Acclaimed singer Joy Duttagupta said that the writer has decided to come up with a music album on this book. He will be singling out ten to twelve items from the book and composing it in a music album. Eminent artists will be lending their voices to the songs in the soon to be composed music album.
The event also saw singer Joy Duttagupta perform to a limerick from the book. His performance was accompanied by an on the spot painting by eminent artist Subrata Chowdhury.
Bangaler Chharachhori is priced at Rs 100 and is readily available at all the leading bookstores and online stores.