Jajabor' was the pen name of the author Binoy Mukhopadhyay (1909–2002). Born in East Bengal (presently Bangladesh), he completed his Masters in Commerce from Calcutta University. He started his career as a journalist in a number of Bengali dailies, and subsequently joined the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. He was the Deputy Secretary of the British Press Information Bureau when his first novel 'Drishtipath' (1946) burst into the literary scene to the wide acclaim of the readers. It was followed by several other novels, short stories, essays, and dramas, including 'Janantik' and 'Laghukaran'. He has also written two books on cricket, which was another of his passions besides Rabindra Sangeet. 'Jhelum Nodir Tirey', a politico-historical narrative on the transfer of power in Kashmir, was published in May 1954.