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The Revolutionary and Proletariat Poems of Poet-Prodigy Sukanta Bhattacharya and Musical Renditions by Salil Chowdhury

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Have you looked for me everywhere in this blighted land-

And yet found me not? Alas- then you have roamed

All the wrong bylanes. On the pathways of life

The road to my abode has commenced with famines

But then meandered into the pathway to freedom.

My friend, I must warn you- this pathway to dawn

Is covered in thick fog; lose not your way navigating it

Alone. I know, my friend, the blood is agitated

This day, as are the rivers; stirring in the branches

Are the birds, even the seas roll in disquiet.

The time is here, my friend, and yet you know not my

Address! Why, my friend, why do you blunder so?

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Monish R. Chatterjee received the B.Tech. (Hons) degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from I.I.T., Kharagpur, India, in 1979, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, from the University of Iowa, (more...)
 

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