A dual Canadian and American citizen was born in Calcutta, India, on October 17, 1954. A writer, composer, music teacher and performer, besides a Professional Engineer, MBA in Telecommunications Management and Ph.D. candidate at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
A converted Vegetarian who believes in non-violence and peace can be achieved throughout the world without military strategic interests while visualizing collateral damages as real death and destructions.
Brought up in Southern Calcutta was always keen to know and learn about the people and their real condition. A nature and animal lover who maintained his faith in universal well being throughout the career. Travelled extensively in North America and India as well as visited many foreign countries in Europe and Asia.
Also a singer who composed songs like 'Canadian Pride', 'Spirit of Victoria', 'Quest', 'Co-existence', 'Peace Now', 'Life is Simple' and 'New Year'! Directed many Musical shows and performed solo in community fund raising events. Produced music CDs and informational web sites.
Wrote many peace related articles since 9/11, 2001, which can be accessed online via his poetry WEB Site: www.kolki.com
Many poems by Kolki had been published in the International Society of Poets anthologies including 'Immortal Verses' and 'Secrets of the Soul', News Media and journals around the world, as well as part of Noble House collections like 'Colours of the Heart' and 'Theatre of the Mind', some winning awards!
Working on future books 'Living with the lovebirds', 'Real path to 9/11', 'Universal consciousness' & 'Humane Cuisine'.
'Let us not waste any more time hunting for virtual terrorism! The whole world is hungry for peace and democracy achieved through mutual respect and understanding, not using bombs and missiles. War divides and destroys people and civilization, animal and environment, as the ultimate weapons of mass destruction'... Kolki.