Seeing his light of the day, Saumen Guha was natural child of drawing, painting and sculpture. Without any formal training, he learned the art and techniques from everything everywhere, from potters to painters, from life to library. But he counld not take painting and sculpture as his profession and prime passion. He engaged and expressed himself most romantically and artistically in revolutionary and human ideas and activities. The Life full of extreme ups and downs is his task‐master. Whenever it allowed, he painted his life’s dedications, devotions and dreams.
Saumen was born in 1947, in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), and brought up in a poor refugee family. He was involved in the Communist ideology and activities at an early age, and from 1967, was active in revolutionary movement led by the CPI(ML), called the ‘Naxalite’ Movement.Read More