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Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

(1838—1894)


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(1838–1894)

An influential Bengali novelist and nationalist, whose best known work, Ānandamaṭh (‘The Sacred Brotherhood’; lit. ‘The Monastery of the Ānandas’, 1882), includes the hymn, Bande Mātaram (‘Homage to the Mother’).

Subjects: Hinduism.


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