Dilip Chakraborty is an 83 year old writer. He has studied at various educational institutes, including Scottish Church College, St. Paul’s College, Kolkata University and Oxford University. He obtained a master’s degree in English from Calcutta University and Rajasthan University, and a PhD in English from Aligarh Muslim University. He has taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses and worked as a Principal at four colleges in India. He has published three books and enjoys music, reading and travelling.