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Bhabani Prasad Majumdar Poems Pdf Free

Bhabani Prasad Majumdar: A Renowned Bengali Poet and His Poems

Bhabani Prasad Majumdar (1870-1944) was a renowned Bengali poet, who wrote poems for children and adults. He was also a journalist, editor, teacher, and social activist. He is best known for his humorous and satirical poems that criticized the social evils and political corruption of his time. He also wrote poems on nature, patriotism, love, and spirituality. Some of his famous poems are Asur Jabe Sosurbari (The Demon Will Go to His Father-in-law's House), Sagor Songome (At the Confluence of the Sea), Ghumiye Ache Shishur Pita (The Father of the Child is Asleep), Shopno Churi (Dream Theft), Durga Jaben Baper Bari (Durga Will Go to Her Father's House), and Rong Bodoler Byapar Syaper (The Business of Color Exchange).

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Majumdar was born in a village called Kanchrapara in the Nadia district of West Bengal. He lost his father at an early age and was brought up by his mother and uncle. He studied at the Krishnanagar Collegiate School and later at the Presidency College in Kolkata. He was influenced by the works of Rabindranath Tagore, Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, and Michael Madhusudan Dutt. He started writing poems from his childhood and published his first collection of poems, Milansagar (The Lake of Union), in 1896. He also edited several magazines, such as Bharatbarsha (India), Mukul (Bud), Sishu (Child), and Mitha Kora Srestha Chhara (Sweet and Sour Best Rhymes).

Majumdar was a pioneer of modern Bengali poetry and introduced new forms, styles, and themes in his poems. He used simple language, colloquial expressions, rhymes, puns, irony, and sarcasm to convey his messages. He also experimented with different meters, such as sonnet, ghazal, doha, chhanda, and kirtan. He wrote poems on various topics, such as social reform, education, women's rights, nationalism, freedom struggle, rural life, urbanization, industrialization, science, religion, philosophy, art, literature, and history. He also wrote poems for children that were full of fun, fantasy, adventure, moral lessons, and patriotic fervor. He was admired by both the masses and the critics for his originality, creativity, and versatility.

Majumdar's poems have been translated into many languages, such as English, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati, Oriya, Assamese, Nepali, and Sindhi. His poems have also been adapted into songs, dramas, films, and comics. He received many awards and honors for his contribution to Bengali literature and culture. Some of them are the Jagattarini Gold Medal from the University of Calcutta in 1924, the Padma Shri from the Government of India in 1956 (posthumously), and the Rabindra Puraskar from the Government of West Bengal in 1961 (posthumously).

If you want to read some of his poems online for free, you can visit the following websites:

  • : This website has a collection of Majumdar's poems in Bengali with their titles and summaries.

  • : This website has the full text of Majumdar's first book of poems, Milansagar, in Bengali with some illustrations.

  • : This website has a PDF file of an article on Majumdar's life and works in English with some examples of his poems.

I hope you enjoy reading Majumdar's poems and learn more about his remarkable personality and achievements.


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