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Young Bengal Movement
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This lesson discusses the Young Bengal movement and Henry Derozio

Nandini Maharaj
MA in Applied Human Rights from Sheffield Hallam University, BA (Hons.) History from LSR, reader, dancer, love to teach, AIR 42 in 2018 UPSC

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thank you so much mam
Thank you, Nandini :)
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Mam..you should speak some what more louder
  1. YOUNG BENGAL MOVEMENT BY NANDINI MAHARAJ


  2. ABOUT ME BA (Hons.) in History from Lady Shri Ram MA in Applied Human Rights from Sheffield Hallam University Love to teach, read and dance


  3. HENRY DEROZIO 1809-1831 . Anglo-Indian poet and radical thinker First nationalist poet of India . Assistant headmaster of Hindu College, Kolkata . Removed from Hindu College due to radicalism . Died of cholera Inspired the Young Bengal movement


  4. YOUNG BENGAL MOVEMENT .Radical, intellectual youth trend Inspired by the French Revolution Led by Henry Derozio (followers also called Derozians) Believed in modernism, rationality, liberty, fraternity and equality .Questioned authority, looked for truth, patriotic Advocated women's rights and education Opposed decadent customs and traditions


  5. LIMITATIONS OF THE DEROZIANS Radicalism was bookish .Narrow social base No real link with the masses No long term impact Bad timing society was not ready for such radicalism