Dipak Karmakar

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Born16 January 1959
Kolkata, West Bengal
Alma materSeth Anandaram Jaipuria College
  • Late. Sarat Chandra Karmakar (father)
  • Late. Priyobala Karmakar (mother)

Dipak Kumar Karmakar (born 16 January 1959) was a former captain in Kolkata Police Football team. Know for his winning goal against East Bengal[1] in the year 1987. He was popularly called Maruti by his team members. He goal against one of the India's best goalkeeper Bhaskar Ganguly (Captain of Indian National football team in the year 1982).[2]

Early Life and background

Dipak Kumar Karmakar (aka Maruti) was born in Gopal Chandra Bose Lane (located in between Dumdum and Sinthee More), Kolkata, West Bengal in India. In the year 1959, Dipak Karmakar the fourth child of Sarat Chandra Karmakar and Priyobala Karmakar. His father Late. Sarat Chandra Karmakar was a job worker and mother Late. Priyobala Karmakar was a house wife. Their hometown was Barishal (now present in Bangladesh). But unfortunately the had to leave their hometown due to the partition on East Bengal (Banglasdesh) and West Bengal (India). His parents wanted him to an Engineer, but from childhood he was fascinated towards football. Since their parents were against football as a career, he never proposed his aim to his parents. He start practising football with his friends and a teenager played for many small clubs. Luckily in the year 1983 he came under the vision of Kolkata Police Football Club. After which his parents knew that he had been playing football secretly. Kolkata Police Club is well known in almost all over India in the 20th Century. Though any information about his schooling is unknown, yet it is known that he a student of Seth Anandaram Jaipuria College as a commerce students. He had studies until obtaining Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com). He retired in the year 1990 at the age of 31 years, after which he got married to Mrs. Manju Karmakar. Their first child Poulami Karmakar was born in 1992 and second child Souvik Karmakar was born in 2004. After retirement he worked a clerk in Kolkata Police. After servicing for more than 29 years he retired from his job in the year 2019.


  1. "SC East Bengal". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2020-12-15.
  2. The Illustrated Weekly of India. Published for the proprietors, Bennett, Coleman & Company, Limited, at the Times of India Press. 1988.

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