Social and Cultural Movements - Young Bengal Movement
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Young Bengal Movement

  • During the late 1820 and early 1830, there emerged a radical intellectual trend among the youth in Bengal, which came to be known as the ‘Young Bengal Movement’.
  • Founded by Henry Louis Vivian Derozio (1809 – 31). He was a teacher in Hindu College in Calcutta.
  • He also edited the papers, Hesperus and Calcutta Literary Gazette and was connected with the India Gazette.
  • He urged the students to live and die for truth. He also supported women’s education and their rights.


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