Kolkata: Veteran Theater persopnality Bibhas Chakraborty resigned from Paschim Banga Natya Akademi. His resignation letter reached the state’s information and culture secretary on Monday.
Bibhas Chakraborty was the main face of ‘Poribortan Chai,’ has created speculation in the political camp of the state surrounding this resignation.
Bibhas Chakraborty was in the Natya Akademi for many years. In his words, “I was in the Akademi since birth of Akademi. I stood aside in protest of the Singur-Nandigram episode. But I have been again with Akademi since 2011. ”
He said that, “I have fallen in 82. I can not do much at this age. And the position I had, was the post of consultant. So, I decided to rest now. “