Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumder

Bengali writer

1877   -   1956

country of citizenship: India, British India, Dominion of India
native language: Bengali
language of expression: Bengali
educated at: University of Calcutta
occupation: writer

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Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumdar (1877–1956) was an Indian writer in Bengali of fairy tales and children's literature. He was born at Ulail in Dhaka district of Bengal province in British India (now Dhaka District of Bangladesh). His major contribution to Bengali literature was the collection and compilation of Bengali folk and fairy tales in four volumes - Thakurmar Jhuli (Grandmother's Bag of Tales), Thakurdadar Jhuli (Grandfather's Bag of Tales), Thandidir Thale (Maternal-Grandmother's Bag of Tales) and Dadamashayer Thale (Maternal-Grandfather's Bag of Tales).
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