Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre & Research Institute, Thakurpukur, Kolkata held the book launch ceremony of Dr. Saroj Gupta Rachana Sangraha featuring his stories at Nandan 4. It was released by the legendary actor Sri Soumitra Chattopadhyay as ‘Chief Guest’. The book has been published by Dey’s Publishing.
Ace film maker Sri Goutam Ghosh were also present as ‘Guest of Honour’ and ‘Special Guest’ respectively, while veteran elocutionists Sri Jagannath Basu and Srimati Urmimala Basu also graced the occasion as ‘Special Guests’ and read out a few passages from the book. It was Sri Debasish Bose, very well known radio artiste who conducted the release session.
Dr Gupta the founder of SGCC&RI was a spontaneous story teller and also a music connoisseur. This book comprises of some of his most attractive short stories besides two plays. A few of his outstanding stories are Over Coat, Krishnakoli, Purnima and plays like Karkatlagna, Anubikshan. He was one of the most eminent Cancer specialists in our country and received many awards Nationally & Internationally. Padmashree, Rathindra Puraskar, Sheriff of Calcutta, Man of Calcutta etc are some of these awards and accolades.