The Lost Horizon: A Tale of Ross

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Priten Roy Born in 1919 at Ross Island, Port Blair, where his father was in service at the British Govt. Commissariat.Graduated from the Calcutta University, joined the A & N Administration and was honoured as founder Secretary of the State Co-op. Bank.After Superannuation, took to journalism as an Editor, Andaman Wave, and ventilated stupendously on unsung glories of bygone days and sanctified the dedication of the revolutionaries through his writings. His contribution is of immense significance as it bears the witness of his vast experience and in-depth study.His deep sense of consideration for the dying primitive tribes of these Islands has stirred his mind and prompted him over the years to take to writing on them.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR Swapnesh Choudhary

Swapnesh Choudhury ( Born: 1944, Silchar, Assam) Eminent artist and renowned exponent of Tri9bal Art & Crafts, a graduate in painting from Govt. College of Art & Crafts, Calcutta, served the Education Deptt., A & N Administration, since 1970; dedicated himself for the propagation of Tribal Art & Culture of the bay islands, conducted many artists workshops, participated in many exhibitions in India and Abroad, Executive Member of Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre & South Zone Cultural Centre, member of Lalit kala Akademi, actively associated with many cultural organisations.A recipient of Fellowship in mural painting under Prof. K,G. Subramaniam of Viswa Bharati University, National Award conferred on him by the President of India for his distinguished service in the field of Art Education. Presently engaged as Curator, national Memorial Cellular Jail and absorbed in the study of historical and anthropological documents relating to the Bay Islands. Widely acclaimed as the author of “Cellular Jail: Cells Beyond Cells”.


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The Lost Horizon: A Tale of Ross
1st ed.
141p., 23cm.