Born:12 September 1894
Died:1 November 1950
- He was an Indian Bengali author and one of the leading writers of modern Bengali literature.
- His best known work is the autobiographical novel Pather Panchali.
- The 1951 Rabindra Puraskar, the most prestigious literary award in West Bengal, was posthumously awarded to Bibhutibhushan for his novel Ichhamati.
- He wrote 16 novels, and over two hundred short stories; his style as a Bengali novelist has been compared to Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay.
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