Ankur Art and Cultural Institute of India recently organised a panel discussion on four seminal books of Avik Gangopadhyay at the premises of Kolkata Press Club, India. Avik Gangapadhyay was honoured with a recognition for his idiosyncratic literary endeavours and recent awards from home and abroad. There was also a panel discussion session consisting of two panelists from Bangladesh. Avik Gangopadhyay is an author and editor of 30 books published on aesthetics, theories of art and literature, language, and criticism.
The programme was moderated by Soma Dutta, Faculty, Media Communications at George College affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam University of Technology. The panelists of the event were- Ahmed Tahsin Shams, Lecturer at the Department of English at Notre Dame University Bangladesh, Dr Avijit Majumder, an independent researcher of Art and Music in India, Jaideep Mookherjee, an independent researcher of Comparative Literature and Indology in India, and Nazmun Naher Shishir, journalist and literary critic in Bangladesh.