New wave writer Santanu Gangopadhya in an article on Sekhar Basu writes: “I fail to understand in which category I should put Firay Elam in the history of Bengali fictions. In my view, such an unusual and captivating fiction has never been written in Bengali language. This article around Sekhar Basu as an author has been included in Santanu’s latest book of criticism titled “Samlochona Charcha.”