Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay also known as Sharat Chandra Chatterjee was a popular Bengali novelist of early 20th century India.He was born at Devanandapur, Hooghly, India and received his education in the city of Bhagalpur. His work represented rural Bengali society and he often wrote against social superstitions, malpractice and oppression. His famous works are Debdas 1917 (written 1901), Porinita/Parineeta 1914, Baradidi 1907, Bindur Chhele 1913, Biraj Bou 1914, Ramer Shumoti 1914, Palli Shomaj 1916, Arakhsanya 1916, Choritrohin 1917, Srikanto (4 parts, 1917, 1918, 1927, 1933), Datta 1917-19, Grihodaho 1919, Dena Paona 1923, Pother Dabi 1926, Ses Prasna 1931. He died in Kolkata of liver cancer in 1938.
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