Popularly known as the “Padatik Kobi”, Subhash Mukhopadhyay was born on February 12, 1919 in West Bengal, India. His poems set a new milestone in the genre of modern Bengali poetry. He invoked for social justice and equality in his poems. One of the distinguished features of his poems is that they are direct carried with a distinctive technical skill. Some of his well-known poems are ‘Padatika’, ‘Agnikona’, ‘Chitrakuta’, ‘Phul Phutuk Ba Na Phutuk, Aaj Basanta’, His later poems are allegorical and written in a narrative form and some of them are ‘Dharmer Kol’, ‘Ekbar Biday De Ma’, etc. Subhash Mukhopadhyay also wrote essays, novels, travelogues along with poems. He is the recipient of the Sahitya Akademy Award, Ananda Puraskar, and Jnanpith Award. He died on July 8, 2003.