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Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay was born in 1894 in Muratipur, a small village out hundred miles north of Calcutta . Bandopadhyay attended a local village school, his education would have ended there but for the assistance of a local benefactor whose generosity made it possible for him to attend high school. In 1914 he passed the Matriculation Examination and was admitted to Ripon College , Calcutta , graduating in 1918. He took up teaching as a profession and continued as a teacher for the greater part of his life, except for short intervals as a cattle inspector and a clerk. He died in November 1950 His first publication was a short story which appeared in a Calcutta journal in 1922. From then on he wrote regularly. He has fifty published works to his credit, of which seventeen are novels and twenty are collections of short stories .Pather Panchali. was his greatest work , one which brought him fame. It appeared first serially in the journal Vichitra, but was published in book form in 1929.
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