Humanists I Met
I met Samaren Roy in Kolkata during 2005 along with my friend Mr Isanaka Muralidhar.
Samaren was pretty aged by that time. He welcomed me heartily to his residence and entertained with snacks. We had photo with him.
Samaren was in correspondence with me since long time. He worked in American consul office in Kolkata and retired during early 1950s.
He was always interested in M N Roy and did lot of research about Roy‘s early phase. Then he published couple of books on Roy as communist and then Roy as radical.
claimed that M N Roy was the first communist in
When I published research biography of Evelyn Trent, the first wife of M N
Roy, then Samaren was fascinated towards my work and
requested for copy. I sent one to him. I was critical of Roy‘s attitude towards
his first wife.
Samaren agreed with me.
Regarding birth dates of M N Roy there was difference of opinion between Sib Narayan ray and Samaren Roy.
travelled frequently to
He told me several interesting facts about M N Roy.
I was fortunate that I could meet him. Later during 2007 he expired. I am glad that I could preserve the picture with him.
|Humanists & Rationalists||Child Abuse||who's who in hell|