Visva-Bharati University
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    Revisiting Hindu Nationalism: Perspective of Bankimchandra
    Journal of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research 37 (1): 19-30. 2020.
    Bankimchandra was a stalwart in terms of his writings in the nineteenth-century Bengal. He was one of the pioneers of nationalism in India and a Hindu revivalist. Prior to the publication of his prose writings in the forms of novels, articles and essays, nationalism was not an Indian phenomenon. It had been imported from the West through English education. Such English education gave the Indians an exposure of utilitarianism and the ideologies of French Revolution. Bankimchandra’s political thou…Read more