Published:  01:08 AM, 08 August 2019

Pramathanath Chaudhuri

Pramathanath Chaudhuri

Pramathanath Chaudhuri, known as Pramatha Chaudhuri, aliasBirbal, was a Bengali writer and an influential figure in Bengali literature.Profoundly patriotic and a stated cosmopolitan, aficionado of Sanskrit, Pramatha Chaudhuri had immense faith in the native genius of the Bengali.

"Today if the traditional high Bengali with its stilted Sanskritic elements makes place, more and more, for a form of spoken Bengali, if 'current' Bengali is considered an effective medium of literature of Bengal (including the part that is now Bangladesh)- much of the credit must go to Pramatha Chaudhuri and his magazine Sabuj Patra," says Arun Kumar Mukhopadhyay.

Born of Durgadas Chaudhuri, who belongs to the famous zamindar family of Haripur village in Pabna (now in Bangladesh). Pramatha Chaudhuri was not only a pioneer; he was also a creative author of exceptional abilities in writing essays and fiction in specific.

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