Manik Das Baul is a renowned young Baul practitioner hailing from Santiniketan in Birbhum district. Inspired from his father Kartick Das Baul, Manik had a fascination towards Khamak (one of the primary instrument of Baul music) from his childhood. It is the tunes of Khamak that brought him on the path of Baul music. For the last 23 years, he has been associated with Baul music and got influenced by Shri Radheshyam Baul. At present, Manik is closely associated with Rabi Das Baul and their duo perform regularly across India and also runs their akhra at Diganta Pally in Santiniketan.