Bipradas Novel written by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay.
The novel Bipradas is written by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. The novel was reprinted in Bengali in 1367. This novel is composed of various real life stories. Author Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay is one of the leading writers of Bengali literature. He has written many stories on real life events in rural areas. Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay has created a unique example in Bengali literature through his writings.
Sarat chandra Chattopadhyay was born on 15 September 1876 in a simple poor family in Debanandapur village of Hughli district. His childhood life started at Mamarbari in Bhagalpur. When Saratchandra was 5 years old, his father Motilal Chattopadhyay admitted him to the school of Paris Pandit of Devanandapur. He studied there for 2 or 3 years and then while in Bhagalpur his uncle admitted him as a student of Durgacharan Boys School. Then in 1887 he was admitted to Bhagalpur District School but when he left his job he was forced to return to Debanandapur and his schooling was stopped. Later he came to West Bengal and was admitted to Hooghly Branch School but had to leave the school as he could not pay the school fees financially.
In 1893, he was again admitted to Tej Narayan Jubilee Collegiate School in Bhagalpur. In 1896, he passed the entrance examination in the second division and was admitted to Tej Narayan Jubilee College, but could not sit for the examination due to non-payment of examination fees. And somehow his studies stopped financially, then he became very embarrassed in search of money and concentrated on writing literature.
During this time he wrote novels like Baradidi, Devdas, Chandranath, Shubhada etc. and wrote stories like Anupama Prem, Alo O Chhaya, Haricharan, Bojha etc. After the publication of his short novel Bara-Didi in Bharati Patrika, a special interest was created in the literary circles by various readers and critics and it gained popularity among the readers with incredible speed.
He then wrote Charitrahin novels and published them in book form. The novel Charitrahin (Characterless) sold 400 copies in one day after it was published in book form. It is known that no other record in Bengali literature at that time. This book became very popular among the readers and as a result he got a lot of money.
While he was in Rangoon, he wrote novels like Ramer Sumati, Bindur Chele, Narir Mullya (Women’s Value), Path-Nirdesh (Guidance), Charitrahin (Characterless) etc. and gained immense popularity in the readership so that he did not have to look back. Enlightened by the light in Bengali literature, he created a stir in Bengali literature all over India. Some of his novels and stories are published directly in book form.
At that time Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay was published in the library in the form of books like Bamuner Meye, Pather Daabi and Shesh Prashna (Last Questions) etc. During this time he wrote stories and novels like Biraj-Bau, Pandit Mashay, Boikunther Will, Palli Samaj, Mejo Didi, Arakshaniya, Niskriti, Grihadaha, Dena Paona, Nababidhan, Mahesh, Pather Daabi, Shesh Prashna (Last Question) etc. In a very short period of time he reached the peak of his popularity and became an immortal creation in Bengali literature which is a rare example in Bengali literature.
We see his in the society as a social reformer, philanthropist and physician. In a patriarchal society, she was more towards women than men. Again, he was humiliated by the cruel oppression of the society and his compassion towards every woman was immense. He was a very hospitable friend and his wife and lover were not luxurious, but he was a bit fancy, especially in costumes and writing. He could talk a lot in private meetings. It has always been one of his duties to treat the ailments of the poor. When he saw a patient, he not only gave him medicine but also bought food for many. At that time, Saratchandra used to help many needy families in the Samataber area, especially orphan girls, with their monthly stipend.
At that time, when the non-cooperation movement started in 1921, he joined the Congress at the call of Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das and he joined the Howrah District Congress. He was the President of Howrah District Congress for a long period of 16 years from 1921 to 1930 AD.
Although Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay was a minor leader of the Non-Violent Congress, he was always in touch with the armed struggle of the Indian liberation movement or the terrorist revolutionaries. He was also deeply attached to the famous revolutionaries Hemchandra Ghosh, revolutionary Barin Ghosh, Upen Bandyopadhyay, Amarendra Chattopadhyay, Bipin Gangs and revolutionaries. The house is two storeys high and beautiful to look at. Since then his address has been 24 Ashwini Dutta Road.
In 1936, Sarat Chandra was awarded the title of Delete by the University of Dhaka and the Jagattarini Medal by the University of Calcutta. Later, Calcutta University once appointed him as a questioner in the B.A. examination. At that time he was welcomed by various literary councils and was adorned as the literary emperor.
While Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay was in Rangoon, his first novel, Baradidi, was published in book form. In 1314 (Bangla) the novel Baradidi was published serially in Bharati.
In September 1913, Bardidi was published in book form. Biraj Bau was published in book form in 1914.
Then novels like Parinita, Pandit Moshai, Palli Samaj, Chandranath, Boikunther Will, Arakshaniya, Srikanta etc. started to be published. Srikanter Bhraman Kahini (Srikantar Travel Story) was published serially in various journals and on 18 April 1927 this Srikanter Bhraman Kahini (Srikanter Travel Story) was published in book form.
The story book Mejo-Didi was published in the Bhadra issue of Kartik 1321 in India before it was published in book form. It is a combination of three stories, Mejo Didi Darpa Churna and Andhare Alo’. Then there were seven stories in the book ‘Kashinath’. During this time he was published in ‘Bindur Chele’ and other stories in Jamuna Magazine. Then ‘Shorashi’ is basically a theatrical version of the novel ‘Dena Paona’. The story book ‘Shorashi’ was published on August 13, 1927.
The famous essay Narir Mullya (The Value of Women) was written under the pseudonym of his sister Anila Devi and was published in book form on 19 March 1924. He died on 16 January 1938 at the age of 61.
The book Bipradas Novel also caused a stir in the society at that time. Therefore, keeping in view the readership and for the convenience of reading, the PDF file of Bipradas story book is given on this page. You can easily collect and read the book.
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Bipradas Novel PDF