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Tika Bhai

Poet and Author

 Pen Name: Tika Bhai (टीका ‘भाइ’)

 Permanent Address: Primtam Road, Kalimpong, West Bengal-734301
 Father’s Name: Late Mr. Birkhabahadur Rai
 Mother’s Name: Smt. Jasmaya Subba
 Date of Birth: 4 th Feb 1980
 Place of Birth: Darjeeling
Educational Background:
 Masters in History (MA) from ‘North Bengal University’ (NBU), Raja Rammohan Roypur,
Siliguri in the Year 2003
 Bachelor in Arts (BA) with Honours in History from NBU, Siliguri in the year 2000
Literary/ Published Works:
 First Published Work: “Maatribhoomi” (Motherland), a poetry in the year 1990 in
“Barpeepal”, a school magazine published from Senior Secondary School, Central Pendam,
 “Kewal Bukhyachaharu” (Only Scarcecrows), an anthology of Nepali poetries published in
the year 1998
 “Gangan(?)” (Discussion(?)), a joint poetry anthology published in the year 2000
 “Say Barsha” (Hundred Years), A Political History of Darjeeling, published in the year
2008 from Janpaksha Prakashan, Darjeeling
 “Paitalataltira” (Beneath the Foot), An anthology of poems published in the year 2012
from Manawi Prakashan, Kalimpong
Award: Sahitya Akademy Yuva Puraskar- 2014 (For Poem Collection- Paitalataltira)