Mukunda Das

[Charankabi] (22 February 1878 - 18 May 1934 / Dhaka / Bangladesh (Brithish India))

Mukunda Das
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Mukunda Das (Bengali: মুকুন্দদাস)was an Indian poet, ballad singer, composer and patriot, who contributed to the spread of Swadeshi movement in rural Bengal.

Early Life

Mukunda Das came from a modest background. His grandfather was a boatman and his father was a grocer. He was born as Yajneshwar De to Gurudayal De and Shyamasundari Devi in the village of Banari, in the Bikrampur pargana of Dhaka District (currently part of Munshiganj District, Bangladesh). When he was seven, the family migrated to Barisal where they settled permanently. His father set up a grocery store in the Alekanda region of Barisal town. Being Vaishnavas, his father used to sing devotional songs ... more »

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  • Adnan Maruf (7/3/2015 1:06:00 AM)

    দাদা, আপনার কাছে চারণকবি মুকুন্দ দাস লেখা আয় রে বাঙালি আয় সেজে আয়,
    আয় লেগে যাই দেশের কাজে। এই গানটি আছে থাকলে দয়া করে লিঙ্ক টা দিবেন ।

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