About this author
Nabinchandra was born in Noapara, Raozan Upazila in Chittagong on 10 February 1847. He was a Bengali poet and writer, often considered one of the greatest poets prior to the arrival of Rabindranath Tagore.
He studied at the Chittagong Collegiate School, clearing the school leaving Entrance examination in 1863, In 1865, he passed the FA exam from Presidency College, Calcutta. In 1868, he earned his BA from General Assembly’s Institution (now Scottish Church College).
He commented on the battle of Plassey and the arrival of British Rule in India as “A night of Eternal Gloom”. His five-volume autobiography, Amar Jiban (My Life), is an important document chronicling the politics and social aspirations of the Bengali literati in the late nineteenth century.
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