Paris-based Bangladeshi citizen Pinaki Bhattacharya is a trained medical doctor. Born in 1967, he is the eldest son of Shyamal Bhattacharya, a cultural personality and former eminent teacher of Bogra District School. While Pinaki does not happen to practise medicine now, he runs a pharmaceutical business. Pinaki Bhattacharya is Paris-based Bangladeshi blogger and social activist. He is also an adjunct faculty member at American International University Bangladesh (AIUB). He teaches environmental toxicology there.
In his early days, Pinaki was involved in Leftist student movement. He has authored 17 books on Bangladesh’s political history and other topics. Now, he is a popular online activist. His Facebook profile is followed by over 200,000 people. He is also active on Twitter.