Faculty Member


Alibha Dakshi
Professor in Bengali

Bengali, Vidya Bhavana

Area of Specialisation

Date of Birth 24th January 1951
Year Degree College/University
1969 B.A. Sanskrit College
1971 M.A. Calcutta University
1992 Ph.D. Calcutta University
Research Projects, Papers and Books
I had completed A Minor Research Project titled "A Study on Aspect in Bengali Verbs - An Analysis from Sarat Chandra's Novels" sponsored by the U.G.C (letter no F.6-24/95(HRP) dated 24.01.1996-98
The second Major Research Project titled "A Comparative Study and Glossary on Onomatopoeia in Bengali, Oriya and Hindi" (letter No F.5-209/2001(HRP) dated 21.03.2001
Aspect in Bengali: A Centenary Tribute to Acharya Suniti Kumar Chatterji, 6-8 December, Asiatic Society, 1990, pp53-58
Suniti Kumar Chattopadhyay O Ekti Smaraniya Sandhya, Manisi Smarane, 1397 (B.S), No 5, pp 20-23
3-8 Certificate Course in Bengali( through correspondence) Distance Education Unit, Co-authorship, 1992,volumes 1-6 published by C.I.I.L, Manasagangotri, Mysore
Bangla Dhvanir Uccaran Baisisthya, Uccaran, Sahitya Samkalan, Pujo Sankhya, Medinipur, 1993 pp110-119
Bengali Verbs- An Aspectual Approach, International Journal of Dravidian Linguistics, vol xxv, No 1, January, 1996, pp 104-125
Aspect in Bengali in Comparison with Oriya, Journal of the Asiatic Society, vol. xxxix No 1, 1997, pp 31-52
Bengali Compound Verbs and their Aspectual Usages, International Journal of Dravidian Linguistics, vol. xxvii, No 2, June, 1998,pp51-74
Language Tests with reference to L2 and L3, Linguistic Monograph, 1999, C.I.I.L, Mysore
14 Dhvanir abar mane, Smarakpatra,Bengali Department, Visva-Bharati, 2000, pp 45-46
Learning Bengali - A Self Tutor on a Phonetic Basis, Subarnarekha, Calcutta, 1995: The Second Edition published by Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar, Calcutta, 2003
Aspect in Bengali, Das Gupta & Co Pvt Ltd, Calcutta, 2000: The Second Edition will be published by Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar, Calcutta
Bangla Dhvanyatmak Sabda, Subarnarekha, Calcutta, 2001
Bangla Bhashabijnan Abhidhan, Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar, Calcutta, 2003

Published Books :

  1. Learning Bengali : A Self-Tutor on a Phonetic Basis, 1st edition 1995, 2nd edition 2003, Sanskrit PustakBhandar, 38, BidhanSarani, Kolkata
  2. Aspect in Bengali, 1st edition 2000, Das Gupta & Co Pvt. Ltd, Kolkata, available in Sanskrit PustakBhandar, Kolkata
  3. Bangla DhvanyatmakShabda, 1st edition 2001, Subarnarekha, Kolkata, available in Sanskrit PustakBhandar, Kolkata
  4. Bangla Bhashavijnan Abhidhan, 1st edition 2003, 2nd edition 2013, Sanskrit PustakBhandar, Kolkata
  5. A practical Bengali Grammar for Language Learners 1st edition 2006, Sanskrit PustakBhandar, Kolkata
  6. Carya-gitiBhasha O Shabdakosh 1st edition 2011, Sanskrit PustakBhandar, Kolkata
  7. PracyaAryabhasha : PrakCaturdash-PancadashShatakerBhashatattvikUtsa-Sandhane (in press) to be published soon
Teaching Experience : 25 years in Visva Bharati
Awards and other Academic Dintinctions
One gold medal and two silver medals from Calcutta University for securing 1st position in first class
Other Co-curricular Interests