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My Birth Place by Nirad Chandra Chaudhary.

My Birth Place; today through this article we will see the Kalyani University’s 3-year degree course’s 1st semester English syllabus that is including the short story that is My Birth Place discussed below – 

My Birth Place by Nirad Chandra Chaudhary.

About the author Of My Birth Place:

NiradChandra Chaudhary was born on 23rd November 1897 in a Hindu family. He was an Indian Bengali English writer and man of letters. He was born in a Hindu family in Kishoreganj then part of Bengal, British India.

Chaudhari was educated in Kishanganj and Kolkata.  For his FA course he attended ripon college in Calcutta along with the famous Bengali writer bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay.  calling these he attended Scottish Church College, Calcutta higher he studies history as his undergraduate major. He graduated with Honours in history and topped the University of Calcutta merit list.  at Scottish Church College Calcutta where he attended the seminar of the noted history and professor Kalidas Nag.  After graduation he enrolled for the MA at the University of Calcutta. However, he did not attend all of his final exams and consequently was not able to complete his MA.

After his studies, he took a position as a clerk in the accounting department of the Indian Army.  At the same time, he started contributing articles to popular magazines.  His fast article on Bharat Chandra appeared in the most prestigious English magazine of the time, modern review.

Chaudhari left his position in the accounting department shortly after and started a new career as a journalist and editor.  During this period, he was a boarder in Mirzapur step near College Square Kolkata living together with the writers given to Bhushan Banerjee and the Dakshina Ranjan Mitra Majumdar. He was involved in the editing of the then well-known English and Bengali magazines modern review and Sonibarer Chithi.  In addition, he also founded two short lived but esteemed Bengali magazines Samaranayake and Notun Patrika.

In 1938 Chaudhari obtained a job as secretary to Sarat Chandra Bose, a political leader in the freedom movement in India.  As a result, he was able to interact with political leaders of India.  Mahatma Gandhi Jawaharlal Nehru and the brother of Sharad Chandra Bose, Subhas Chandra Bose.  A growing family Arati with the working of the inner circle of Indian politics led him to be spectacular about its eventual progress and he became progressively disillusioned about the ability of Indian political leadership.

Apart from his career as a secretary Chaudhari continued to contribute articles in Bengali and English to newspapers and magazines.  He was also appointed as a political commentator on the Kolkata Branch of the all-India radio in 1941 he started working for the Delhi branch of the All-India Radio.

Chaudhari was a prolific writer even in the very last year of his life, publishing his last work at the age of 99.  His wife Amya Chaudhari, died in 1994 in Oxford, England.  32 died in Oxford 3 months short of his 102 birthdays in 1999.  He lived at 20 let Buri rate from 1982 until his death and dablu click was installed by the Oxford blue place lakes board in 2008.

My Birth Place by Nirad Chandra Chaudhary.
My Birth Place by Nirad Chandra Chaudhary.
Substance of the story My Birth Place:  

Chaudhari’s birthplace is a fantastic prose piece.  It is the chapter of his most famous book named and autobiography of an unknown Indian.  In this piece the author has described the scenario of his birthplace kishoreganj.  This place has an indelible impression on the author’s mind.  The descriptions of the Brahmaputra River during the rainy season are extremely readable.

My birth place deals with Kishanganj, the birthplace of the author.  This is a country town.  The author describes it as a Municipal and sub divisional headquarters.  This place consists of 3 and Mud huts or shades.  There are some official buildings like the courts, school’s office shop and residential dwelling.  These are raised by the British administration.  The author of Kishanganj has nothing of the English country town about it.  The hearts of this country town are very flimsy and cracked at almost every wind.  Does the author have presented a beautiful and lively picture of his birthplace?

Chaudhari gives a nice picturesque description of his birth place.  This place is situated on the river Brahmaputra.  This River was the lifeline of the town.  It was just like the Nile of Egypt.  it had full every 2 or 3 miles after.  The town people drank its water, bathed in it and worshiped it.  animals like the cows and elephants there also washed in it.  During the monsoon the river became full with water.  Now the proceeds to describe the height of the village boat traffic started in the village river.  This description is quite charming and fascinating.  The details of the river, the range and the boats show his spirit of minute observation.

There are the prostitute quarters on the other side of the river. Fervent shopkeepers and other Miner fellows visited the p********* quarters but the author used to neglect the p**********.

The landowner of the houses which are in Habitat, the bank of the river, had taken share 15 64th of a big state found it in the 18th century and early 19th century.  These houses are supplied with the clearest and coolest drinking water which was the main attraction of the houses.  Their town used to hold the annual Raichur based festival of Krishna and the fair would take place, with many toy shops for children.  the car festival to place in the monsoon season.  but the festival was never split by downpour.  local traders as well as craftsmen of Mymensingh, Merchant of Dacca and Narayanganj used to come to this fair.  their desire for luxury is and for display found fulfillment as this fair.  The fair had great economic and social importance.  the fair true Hindus and Muslims alike.  There are also musical instruments like violin harmonium drums made by the charmers.  The author was impressed enough to see the handicraft which was found in the glorious fair.

The people of Kishanganj would deal with a simple and patient life but in the festival time they used to be busy and impatient to enjoy the festival as Musalman used to march to the prayer ground for congregational prayers. Muslim festival was a human activity as well as something Transcendental.  Muslims old, young and children use 2 March as a definite goal.  elephants of different places richly capitalized with the paintings of oil and lamp Black on the four heads with the richly dressed Jaman that sits on the elephant.

Kishoreganj, a country town, was the birthplace of the author.  Kishoreganj used to be executed by municipality and sub divisional headquarters.  There are courts, schools, offices, shops and residential dwellings ruled by the British administration.  The author presented his beautiful and lively birth place which contained the correct title.

 

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