But One Word Changed The Course Of History and It Was VANDE MATARAM.
Tributes to the legend #BankimChandraChatterjee, on his jayanti.
Born on 27 June 1838 in Bengal Presidency, Chatterjee got married at the age of 11. However, after his wife passed away in 1859, he remarried. Chatterjee and his second wife, Rajlakshmi
Chatterjee went on to become one of the first graduates from Calcutta University, and after graduation, he was appointed the deputy collector of Midnapur by Lieutenant Governor of Calcutta in 1859. He later also acquired a degree in law from
He worked as the deputy collector for 32 years and retired in 1891.
This is from @indianexpress June 27-2017
Scholar Partha Chatterjee once wrote about him in an essay, “There were three kinds of knowledge, Bankim argued: knowledge of the world
Bankim Chandra wanted the magazine to work as the “medium of communication between the educated and the uneducated classes” at a time English had become the language of communication between the educated class, widening
Rabindranath Tagore was 11 when Bangadarshan
#Anandamath was written at a time when
As Gandhi wrote in Harijan in July 1939
As a lad, when I knew nothing of ‘Ananda math’ or even Bankim, its immortal