ANUSTUP, as Bengali Quarterly began its journey in the realm of Bengali Culture as an upcoming cultural journal with young writers in the year 1966. Within the space of ten years the editor found that the significant writings published in the journal were not duly recognized and therefore under the leadership of the young editor ANUSTUP started publishing titles in Bengali language.
In the year 1976, three titles were published. The first one was a Bengali anthology of poems Thana Garod Theke Ma Ke (To my mother from the Police Station), Protisruti, Samay, Swadesh (Promise, Time and my Motherland), the collection of essays published in Anustup the quarterly, namely Sanskritir Khoy Khoti (Deterioration of our Culture) was published initially. And thereafter, the quarterly, Anustup and the publication namely Anustup Prakashani progressed together and gradually developed as a remarkable house representing progressive Bengali literature and culture.
Eminent writers, poets and scholars enriched Bengali literature and culture as they chose this house for publication of their works. Sankha Ghosh, Aloke Ranjan Dasgupta, Arun Mitra, Birendra Chattapadhyay end even the anthology of Samar Sen were published from Anustup publication.
Serious titles by eminent Bengali literatures like Debi Prasad Chattapadhyay, Hemango Biswas, Amiyo Bagchhi, Partha Chattapadhyay, Arindam Chakrabarti, Dipesh Chakraborty, Sudipta Kaviraj, Anita Agnihotri, Kalpana Bardhan, Anuradha Ray, Palash Baran Pal, Biman Nath and others were published from Anustup. Collection of short stories by Hasan Ajijul Haque, Aktaruzzaman Ilias, Swapnamay Chakraborty, Amar Mitra are only some of them who regularly contributed their works for Anustup. Anustup Publication also brought out books in translations from English, French, Spanish and other languages.