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Dr. Paramita Mukherjee Mullick

(Maharashtra)


 

Dr. Paramita Mukherjee Mullick is a scientist, educationist and an author. A national scholar from the University of Calcutta, she did her Ph. D. in Genetic Toxicology from the University of Calcutta with the coveted CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) scholarship from the Government of India, way back in 2003.

Paramita bloomed as a poetess after publishing her book, “Life- A Collection of Poems” in 2013. She had a book launch in Oxford Bookstore, Churchgate,
Mumbai  where the great musician Bappi Lahiri released the book and also had a Kolkata book launch at Oxford Bookstore. In Kolkata the book was released by Mrs Maina Bhagat, Director, Apeejay Oxford Bookstores and Paramita’s father, a famous scientist and a renowned Professor of Calcutta University, Late Professor D. P. Mukherjee. Her second book of poems, “ The Maverick’s New Journey” is in the process of publication. Many of her poems have been published in International magazines and in newspapers. Her poems have been appreciated by the legendary poet, Gulzar. Her book, “ Life- A Collection of Poems” has reached libraries all over the world like The British Library, London, The Edinburgh State Library and The State Library of New South Wales, Sydney. An album of songs with her lyrics and her recitation is being made. The second edition of the book is to be released soon by her publishers, the well known Leadstart Publishers. The book is available on Amazon, Flipkart and also in known bookstores like Landmark, Crossword, Oxford Bookstore of Mumbai.

Apart from poems she has numerous publications in International and National   journals. She is a regular writer of scientific articles, and travelogues in newspapers and magazines. Her first book, a story book for children, “ Stories from Fantasyland “ was published in 2006 and republished in 2014. She is now working on her third book of poems.

She has been a lecturer in a degree college and then a principal in a junior college. At present she is associated with NABET, a concern of Quality Council of India, Government of India helping in the quality management of schools and junior colleges all over India. She has an educational consultancy where she has adolescent life skill programmes, overall children’s development training, corporate training, life enrichment programmes, parenting, services for educational institutions and a concept and idea bank. She has conducted more than 500 workshops till now for the above programmes.

She lives in Mumbai with her husband and daughter.

Website: www.drparamitamukherjeemullick.com


Poems by Dr. Paramita Mukherjee Mullick

FREEDOM (18/01/12)  

Freedom is in your mind
Scream for it, search for it
                  You will never find.
Freedom is being aware.
Freedom is showing others
                  that you care.

Freedom is respecting each other.
Freedom is developing oneself,
                  further and further.
Freedom is not taking others
                  decency to be a weakness.
It is beautifying your inner being.
                  Not only your face.

Freedom is limitless
                  It cannot be defined.
It is something which
                  helps you to be more refined.
Freedom does not give you permission to exploit.
Nor give you license to hurt others
                  with feelings devoid.

Cherish freedom when you get it.
Nurture your free life and advance it.
You only have one beautiful life to enjoy freedom.
You only have one beautiful mind
                  To spread happiness in God’s Kingdom

                                                    

DACHAU,   

(Written after a visit to Dachau concentration camp, Munich, 11/05/12)

Why is Man the biggest enemy of himself?
Doesn’t Man know, he is the image of himself?

Why this laceration of human dignity?
Why this death from thousands to infinity?

Why this cruelty to the other?
He too is someone’s son, someone’s father.

Oh! Man, why have you gone through the vicious cycle of harm?
When you caused sorrow, didn’t your heart sound an alarm?

Savageness worse than death.
Hurting man till the end of his breath.

Why this heartlessness?
Why this torture, why this mental violence?

Oh! God. Let all wars, all cruelty cease.
Oh! Children of today,
       wake up and be a messiah of peace.