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Dwijendralal Ray

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Dwijendralal Ray (Bengali: দ্বিজেন্দ্রলাল রায়), also known as D. L. Ray (Bengali: ডি. এল. রায়), was a Bengali poet, playwright, and musician. He was known for his Hindu mythological and Nationalist historical plays and songs known as Dwijendrageeti or the Songs of Dwijendralal, which number over 500, create a separate sub-genre of Bengali Music. Two of his most famous compositions are Dhana Dhanya Pushpa Bhara and Banga Amar Janani Amar. He is regarded as one of the most important figures in early modern Bengali literature.

Early Life

Dwijendralal Ray was born in Krishnanagar, Nadia, in modern-day Indian state of West Bengal, on July 19, 1863. He was the seventh child... more »

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  • Gopa Chakravartty (8/22/2020 9:29:00 PM)

    Mukto Benir Looking for this poem by Dwijendra Lal.Thanks

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  • Anwesh Mukhopadhyay (7/6/2019 7:22:00 AM)

    Bengal is the sky which is full of glowing stars, and one of the greatest glowing stars is Dijendralal Roy.

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