Dr. Manas Bakshi ‘a major voice’ in Indo-English poetry with, nine books of repute, is based in Kolkata. He relates the feelings and findings of life today to the perspective of creative literature, distinctly original in nature. Dr. Bakshi won the first prize in both English Short Story and English Poem Writing in the All India Competition organized by United Bank of India, for its staff members, in 2003. He has been honoured with the “Best Poet of 2003” by the Poets International, Bangalore. He has received several laurels and accolades in recognition to his creative talent from many a literary/academic organization.