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Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Bengali writer, poet and journalist

1838   -   1894

country of citizenship: British India
native language: Bengali
language of expression: English, Bengali
educated at: University of Calcutta, Presidency University, Hooghly Mohsin College
occupation: writer, novelist, civil servant

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee or Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, CIE (27 June 1838 – 8 April 1894) was an Indian novelist, poet and journalist. He was the composer of Vande Mataram, originally in Sanskrit, personifying India as a mother goddess and inspiring activists during the Indian Independence Movement. Chattopadhyay wrote fourteen novels and many serious, serio-comic, satirical, scientific and critical treatises in Bengali. He is known as Sahitya Samrat (Emperor of Literature) in Bengali.
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Works

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Anandamath

novel by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

author: Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

1882

Devi Chaudhurani

1884 novel by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

author: Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

1884

Durgeshnandini

novel by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

author: Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

1865

Kapalkundala

novel by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

author: Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

1866

Krishnakanter Will

Bengali novel by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

author: Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Bishabriksha

Bengali novel by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

author: Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Mrinalini

novel by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

author: Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

1869

Kapalkundala

book by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

author: Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Vedic Literature

work by Bankim Chandra Chatterji

author: Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

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