Shaktipada Rajguru was born in 01/02/1922 in Gopebandi, Bankura District, in what is now West Bengal, India. His early schooling was at pachthopi T.N. Institutional School in Murshidabad. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Calcutta. He began writing in 1945 with his first novel, Dinguli Mor which revolved around the sensitive topic of the plight of refugees. Since then, he has written over 100 novels.