The title of the book is “Sonda Matir Gondho” (English meaning: “Sonda”-smelling like dry earth wetted with rainwater, “Matir” (Soil) and “Gondho” (fragrance) is consisting with 101 Bengali poems. Best wishes letter has been received from the Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal State for this book.
Through 101 (one hundred and one) Bengali poems the poet has made an attempt to ignite the minds of the general people at large for developing care, concern, sympathy and empathy among themselves and has tried to make an appeal to all class of people irrespective of caste, creed, sex and religion to develop “Humanity” for transforming our world more bright and vibrant. On the poem titled “Sesh Hasi” renowned poet Joy Goswami has commented “Khub Valo” and on the same poem distinguished poet Pobitro Mukhopadhyay has appreciated “Valo Hoyeche”. The poem “Tritiyo Purush” has received comment “Bhab Valo, Bhabna Valo, Apni Bhalo Thakur, Valo Likhun Aro” from distinguished poet Anil Ghorai and on the same poem eminent poet Sunondo Sanyal has extended his best wishes by commenting “Antorik Suveccha Janai”.
Mr.Bankim Bihari Maiti, an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Kharagpur). For the last six decades, the poet has been at the bottom of the pyramid (BoP) area named Sauri in the district of West (Paschim) Medinipur District of West Bengal State. The poet has tried to understand the pain and pleasure of rural people including Santals. He has closely seen how they smile by passing across the different odds of life. Sometimes the Santali Gaan (Santali Song) with the arrangement of flute touched the heart of the poet and made him cry.