Devout brahmin of Jayrambati, a village in Bankura, son of Kartikram, father of Holy Mother. Married to Shyamasundari, daughter of Hariprasad Mazumdar of Shihar village. Eldest daughter Sarada followed by another, Kadambini. Sons—Prasanna Kumar, Umesh Chandra, Kalikumar, Varada Prasad and Abhaycharan. Sarada married to Gadadhar Chattopadhyay of Kamarpukur. Escorted her to her husband’s place of residence at Dakshineswar on 23.3.1872, Holy Mother’s first visit there. Large-hearted though poor, fed famine-stricken villagers with his meagre stock of rice. Died on the occasion of Ram Navami in 1280 (according to Bengali calendar).