Bankim Chandra Chattejee's Publications


Bangodarshan serialised Rajni during [B] 1281-82. According to Bankim's own introduction Rajni was based on the character of the blind flower girl named Nidia of the very popular Lord Litton novel Last days of Pompeii. This novel too was translated to English and other Indian languages.


Much of the materials for this article was sourced from the Bankim Rachanabali (Complete Works of Bankim Chandra), Tuli-Kalam, Calcutta 1986