All books of Lila Majumdar – free download or read online. Lila Mazumdar Rachana Samagra (HB). By Lila Majumdar. Publisher: Lalmati More Books From Publisher: Lalmati Prakashan (see all). Sherlok Holmes. Leela Majumdar (Bengali: লীলা মজুমদার Lila Mojumdar) was a Bengali writer. books including a collection of short stories, five books under joint authorship .

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Lila’s grandfather had left his younger two daughters in care of his friends after his wife gooks. The eldest daughter was sent to a boarding house.

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Her maternal grandfather’s name was Ramkumar Bhattacharya who later became a sannyasi and was christened Ramananda Bharati. He was the first among Indians to visit Kailash and Mansarovar and wrote a travelogue ‘Himaranya’. Inher father was transferred to Calcutta, and she joined St. John’s Diocesan School from where she completed her matriculation examination.

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She stood first in English oila both in her honours graduation and Master of Arts examination at the University of Calcutta. The family she belonged to made a notable contribution towards children’s literature.


She joined Maharani Girls’ School at Darjeeling as a teacher in She joined the women’s section of Asutosh College in Calcutta but again did not continue for long. Thereafter, she spent most of her time as a writer. After two decades as a writer, she joined All India Radio as a producer and worked for about seven-eight years.

Her first story, Lakkhi chhelewas published in Sandesh in It was also illustrated by her. An incomplete bibliography lists books including a collection of short stories, five books under joint authorship, 9 translated books and 19 edited books.

Her first published lola was Boddi Nather Bari but her second compilation Din Dupure brought her considerable fame From the s, her incomparable children’s classics followed. Although humour was her forte, she also wrote detective stories, ghost stories and fantasies.

Her autobiographical sketch Pakdandi provides an insight into her childhood days in Shillong and also her early years at Santiniketan and with All India Radio. Apart from her glittering array of children’s literature, she wrote a cookbook, novels for adults SreemotiCheena Lanthanand a biography of Rabindranath Tagore.

She lectured on Majumrar Tagore and translated his writings on art into English.


Chhaya Devi played the boks of the young hero, Khoka’s famed aunt Padipishi. For a special Mahila Mahal women’s section series of All-India Radio, dealing with the “natural and ordinary problems” in the everyday life of a girl growing up in a typical, middle-class, Bengali family, she created Monimalathe story of a “very ordinary girl” whose grandmother starts writing to her from when she turns 12, continuing into her marriage and motherhood.

She was married in to Dr. For two decades she devoted herself to housekeeping.

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Her son Ranjan b. Her husband died in Apart from her children, she had, at the time of her death, two grandsons, two granddaughters and three great-grandchildren.

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