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Bankimchandra and Bangadarshan – Looking Into the Future of Bengali Language

Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay was already an established novelist and a well-entrenched bureaucrat under the British rule when he decided around the 1870’s to edit a Bengali literary magazine called Bangadarshan. The idea behind this was to expand the reach of the … Continue reading

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Bonophool … The Nihilist From The Wilderness

Ohetuk Adda on the 21st January 2017, Bonophool Bonophool, which means wild flower, was the pen name of Dr. Balai Chand Mukhopadhyay, a pathologist by qualification and a practicing medical doctor. He shot into prominence as a novelist, poet, playwright … Continue reading

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