Bańkimcandra

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By Jit Majumdar


  1. crooked moon
  2. the half moon or crescent moon; charming as well as crooked
  3. another name for Kŗşņa; a celebrated Bengali novelist, essayist, religious and philosophical scholar and social thinker and ideologue of 19th century, who is honored with the epithet sahityasamrāţa, or the “emperor of literature”.