Dipendranath Bandyopadhyay (1936–1979) was a Bengali writer, editor, correspondent and political activist. He reshaped Bengali prose writing in late 1950 to 1970, with his deft portrayal of love, protest and anger in post-independence Bengali milieu. He wrote 51 short stories, 5 novels – including one unfinished – and significant number of reportage or newspaper articles, during his short-lived creative period. Specially his ‘ Reportages ‘ were popular in Bengali readers. His books have been published from Ekush Shatak publication.