Famous Personalities - Bankim Chandra Chatterjee (1838-1894)

1. He was an eminent Bengali novelist who tried to raise revolutionary favour in the new generations through his patriotic writings.
2. His well known novels include Durgesh Nandini, Anandmath, Rajsimha.
3. His famous patriotic poem 'Bande Mattarm' greatly inspired by the people during the freedom struggle.
4. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee is considered as the prophet of Indian nationalism and builder of modern Indian literature.
5. He was deeply involved in the social and political problems of his time.

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