Panitras Samtaber

It is the home place of the immortal Bengali novelist Sri Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. Though he was a Bengali Writer, his great novels and short stories dealing with human emotions are translated in almost all major languages of India. His two-storied dwelling house is situated at Panitras or Samtaber village on the bank of the river Rupnarayan in a perfect lonely village atmosphere of Bengal. The building is now preserved as a Museum where mementoes of Saratbabu, like table, chair, chappals, stick, bed, writing tables are kept, apart from his works (books), some manuscripts and personal letters.
Saratbabu spent twelve years (1926 – 1938) of his literary life in this place before permanently settling at Kolkata. During this period he created some of his finest stories & novels such as Abhagir Swarga, Bamuner Meye, Palli Samaj, Ramer Sumati, Mahesh, Srikanta (4th Part).