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Title Bharatbarsa (Bengali)
Document Type Journal
Language Bengali
Publisher Name Gurudas Chattopadhyay & Sons

Description

Bharatbarsha was an illustrated monthly Bengali journal started in 1320 B.S. (1913) at the initiative of Dwijendra Lal Roy. Initially edited jointly by Jaladhar Sen and Amulya Charan Bidyabhushan, and then by Jaladhar Sen alone within a year of its first publication, it came under the editorship of Phanindranath Mukhopadhyay, Sudhanshu Sekhar Chattopadhyay and Sailen Kumar Chattopadhyay in its later years. Published from Gurudas Chattopadhyay & Sons, Calcutta, the journal covered a wide array of themes and subjects from history and literature to economy and science. Literary contributions included novellas, short stories, plays and poems along with essays by eminent authors and critics such as Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Sailaja Mukhopadhyay, Prabhabati Devi Saraswati, Upendranath Gangopadhyay, Manindralal Basu, Parshuram, Amritalal Basu, Kumudranjan Mallik, Manmathanath Majumdar, Banphul, Jamini Mohan Kar, Jatindra Mohan Bagchi, Narayan Gangopadhyay, and Harekrishna Mukhopadhyay.

 

Scholars contributed essays on diverse themes of history, society and culture. Ramesh Chandra Majumdar, Bijanraj Chattopadhyay, Phanindranath Bandyopadhyay, Satyasaran Singha, Akshyay Kumar Maitreya, Jogindranath Samaddar, Satish Chandra Ray, Manmatha Nath Ghosh, Dinesh Chandra Sarkar, Suresh Chandra Chakraborty, Lalit Mohan Chattopadhyay, Probodh Chandra Sen, Khetranath Ray, Adrish Chandra Bandyopadhyay, Kalicharan Ghosh, Bimala Charan Laha, Birendranath Basu, Srikumar Bandyopadhyay, Shyamsundar Bandyopadhyay, and Sudhangshu Kumar Basu may be mentioned. The specific subjects that received regular attention from the contributors included politics, education, social reform, women, childcare, religion, philosophy, astrology, art, science, medicine, physical culture, sports, music, trade and commerce, travel, rural life, and the weather. The journal had a regular section called ‘Bibidha Prasanga’ (Various Matters) which cast a critical eye on contemporary issues. Book review also featured regularly in the journal.

 

The illustrations of the journal were done by artists like Purnachandra Singha, Ramendranath Chakraborty, Manindrabhsuhan Gupta, Rama Devi, Rameswar Prasad Barma, Debiprasad Roy Choudhury, Surendranath Bagchi, Manindranath Dasgupta, Satyacharan Ghosh, Radhacharan Bagchi, Mani Ganguli, Charuchandra Sengupta, Jamini Prasad Gangopadhyay, Jagyeswar Saha, Barada Prasanna Das, and Hemendra Majumdar.

Keywords

Short-stories, literature, football, education, philosophy, Jaladhar, Sen, Amulya, Charan, Bidyabhushan, Phanindranath, Mukhopadhyay, Sudhanshu, Sekhar, Chattopadhyay, Sailen, Kumar, Chattopadhyay, Calcutta, India

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