Baneswar Sarathibala Mahavidyalaya

Dr. Asit Kanti Sarkar

Educational Qualification :
M.A., University of North Bengal
PhD Assam University, Silchar
Designation : Assistant Professor
Institution : Baneswar Sarathibala Mahavidyalaya, Hatiduba, Baneswar, Cooch Behar, West Bengal
Department : English (HOD)
Residential Address : Charaktala, Kamakhyaguri, Alipurduar, West Bengal, 736202
Contact No : 9832244547
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Articles Published in Journals :

  1. “Migration;ARealityinAmitavGhosh’sFictionalWorld”.WizcraftJournalofLanguageandLiterature,Vol:I,Issue:I,WizcraftPublications.ISSN2319-4952(Print),ISSN-2319-4960 (Online),September,2012.
  2. “The Kshatriyaization of the Rajbanshis; Social Mobility andPragmatism of RaiSahebThakur Panchanan Barma”. Vol: I, Issue II, Lokayudh, Techno World, ISSN: 2395-2938,July,2015.
  3. “ABriefIntroductiontoDalitWriting”. Vol:VI,Literaria,ISSN:2278-2710,2017-2018.
  4. “Countering Hegemony:A Study ofSharankumarLimbale’sThe Outcaste”, AsitKantiSarkar&Prof.DipenduDas,SmartMovesJournal,Vol.7,Issue2,-ISSN-2582-3574,Nov,2019.
  5. IswarChandraVidyasagarerSanskarAndolanOAntajaSreni”.Vol.118,EbangMahuya,UGCCAREApproved,JournalSl.96,2019,KKPublishers,March,2020.
  6. “PostcolonialBildungsroman:ACriticalReadingofOmprakashValmiki’sAutobiographyJoothan”. Asit Kanti Sarkar & Dipendu Das, Sanskruti, Vol.11: Issue 1, ISSN-2455-1511,Sept.,2021.
  7. “The Assertion of Dalit Literary Expressions in Bengal and Punjab: A Comparative Study ofManoharMouliBiswas’SurvivinginMyWorld:GrowingUpBengalandBalbirMadhopuri’sChangiyaRukh: Against the Night.”Asit Kanti Sarkar and Prof. DipenduDas, Langlit,Vol.18:Issue2,ISSN-2349-5189,Nov,2021.
  8. “A Critical Study of the Emerging Trend of Dalit Literary Expressions in West Bengal” AsitKanti Sarkar & Prof. DipenduDas, Insight, Vol.2: Issue – 1, ISSN -2582-8002, March2022.
  9. “The Other Side of Suffering-A Study of Refugee Lives in Bengali Dalit Literature”, Asit Kanti Sarkar,Muse India, Vasant Ritu- SpringIssue. 114, ISSN:0975-1815, Mar-Apr 2024.

Articles/Chapters Published in Books:

  1. “Cruelty, Violence, Greed and Gender Discrimination: Reflection of Contemporary Society in Mahasweta Devi’s Mother of 1084”, Contemporary Indian Drama in English, Edited by Jaydip Sarkar, Delta Books, ISBN:978-81-926244-0-2, 2013.
  2. “Diaspora, Exploitation and Conflict in Mulk Raj Anand’s Two Leaves and a Bud”, Perspectives on New Literatures: Postcolonial Responses, Edited by R. J. Kumari & C. T. Nair, Atlantic, ISBN: 978-810269-2029-7, 2015.
  3. “Socio-Political Concerns in Utpal Dutt’s Hunting the Sun”, Postcolonial Indian Drama in English and English Translations, Edited by J. Sarkar & U. Dey, Authorpress, ISBN-10: 9352075609, ISBN-13: 978-9352075607, January 2017.
  4. “Socio Cultural Changes in the Rabhas of Cooch Behar: A study”, Cooch Beharer Sahitya O Sanshkruti, Edited by Dr. N.N. Ray, Chaya Publication, ISBN: 978-93-81677-93-3, 2019.
  5. “Manohar Mouli Biswas’s Surviving in My World: A Study of Emerging Alternative Discourse in Bengal”, Different Dimensions of Dalit Discourse, Edited by Bijender Sing, Atlantic, ISBN: 978-81-269-3012-8, 2020.
  6. “The Legacy of Deben Babu: An Unknown Rabha Freedom Fighter”, The Unsung Tribal Freedom Fighters of India, Edited by Dr. Sushil Sarkar, Yking Books, ISBN 978-93-92240-76-8, 2023.

Seminars/Workshops/OP/RC etc. Attended/Participated/Conducted:

•           As HOD, Organised A 3-Day Film Festival, “Tufan Mail”, in collaboration with the Department of English, TufanganjMaahavidyalaya, on 28th , 29th & 30th August, 2019.

•           Participated in the Faculty Induction Programme, from 23. 08.2021- 22.09.2021, organised by UGC HRDC, North Bengal University.

•           Participated in the Seven Day Workshop, Theatre Appreciation: Theory and Praxis, from April 11-17, 2016, Organised by the Department of English, Assam University Silchar.

•           Participated in the State level workshop on NAAC and the Use of Information Communication Technology, Learning and Administrative Practice, on 28th February, 2020, organised by IQAC, Saheed Kshudiram College, Kamakhyaguri.

•           Participated in the Sensitization Workshop on Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities, on 28th March, 2017, organised by AYJNISHD, Eastern Regional Centre, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India & Department of English, Assam University of Silchar.

•           Participated in the UGC Sponsored Online Refresher Course on Women’s Studies (open to all), from 3rd-15th September, 2020, organised by HRDC, Aligarh Muslim University.


•           Delivered an Online Lecture on A Critical Introduction to the Major themes in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart as Guest Speaker Presented paper on 18th July, 2021, organised by Sagardighi Kamada Kinkar Smriti Mahavidyalaya, Affiliated to Kalyani University, Murshidabad.

•           Participated in the one day online national seminar Intellectual Property Rights: Entrepreneurial Mindset and Research Ethics, on 12th June 2020, organised by IQAC, Asansol Girls’ College.

•           Participated in the One Day Swachhta Action Plan Online Workshop on 12thJune,2020, organised by Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education in collaboration with National Service Scheme, Department of Higher Education, MHRD, Government of India.

•           Conducted online Workshop on Swachhta Action Plan for the Students, NSS, Baneswar Sarathibala Mahavidyalaya, in June, 2020

•           Presented the article “Postcolonial Bildungsroman: A Critical Reading of Omprakash Valmiki’s Autobiography Joothan”, in the Department of Higher Education, Govt. of UP sponsored two day online national seminar on Literature, Science and Environment: A Comprehensive Approach to Human Life, on 20-21 March, 2021, organised by Department of English, Indira Gandhi Government Post Graduate College, Bangarmau, Unnao, UP

•           Presented the article “Socio-Political Concerns in Utpal Dutt’s Hunting the Sun”, in the UGC sponsored two-day National seminar on Changing Directions of the Postcolonial Indian Theatre, (29-30th September) on 29th September, 2015

•           Participated in the online Faculty Development Programme, “Entrepreneurship, Incubation and Innovation”, Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, Sponsored by MHRD, Pandit Madan Mohan Malavya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching, from June23-29, 2020

•           Presented the article “Socio Cultural Changes in the Rabhas of Cooch Behar: A study” in Rajbanshi Bhasa Academy Sponsored Two-Day National Seminar on “ Kochbiharer Sahitya O Sanskriti” on 6th March (6th-7th), 2017, organised by Baneswar Sarathibala Mahavidyalaya in collaboration with Bakshirhat Mahavidyalaya &Lokayudh Patrika

  • Participated in Refresher Course on Cultural Studies & Inter-disciplinarity, Organised by UGC MMTTC, University of North Bengal from 10.01.2024-25.01.2024
  • Participated in NEP 2020 Orientation & Sensitization Programme under MalavyaMission Teacher Training Programme of UGC organised by Teaching Learning Center IIT BHU from 05-14 February,2024. (Online from 4.00-7.00 pm.)
  • Organised Blood Donation Camp as Convener of Health Sub-Committee, and TCS, BSM on 06.02.2024
  • Conducted professional development programme for teaching staff “The Elementary Aspects of Research Methodology on 08.02.2024 as Convener of Health Sub-Committee, and TCS, BSM.
  • Participated in One day state level workshop o ICT Tools and Techniques in Teaching Learning Process organised by Central Library, BSM; Central Library MJN Medical College and Central Library Panchmura Mahavidyalaya on 05.03.2024
  • Participated in an International Seminar “Madhusudan in the Year of his Bicentenary” on 19.03.2024 organised by the department of Bengali in collaboration with IQAC, BSM,Cooch Behar.

Areas of Interest of Interest :

➤ Postcolonial Literature,
➤ Indian English Literature,
➤ Subaltern Literature,
➤ Dalit Studies
➤ Human Rights Discourse

Co-Curricular Activities Performed :

  1. Convener, University Football Tournament
  2. Convener, Covid Vaccination Drive of College Students (1st Dose)
  3. Convener, Covid Vaccination Drive of College Students (2nd Dose)
  4. Acted as the Bursar of College in 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 financial years
  5. Convener, Seminar on Sensitization of the Mental Health College Employees
  6. Convener, PF Subcommittee
  7. Convener, Anti-ragging Cell

Social or Community Works/Activities :

➤ Member of Kamakhyaguri Progressive Welfare Society
➤ Organised blood donation camps
➤ Donated blood in different blood donation camps
➤ Worked for the Covid Positive families during Covid19 pandemic

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