Grihadaha Novel by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay PDF.
Book Name – Grihadaha,
Author – Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay,
Genre – Bengali Novel Book,
Book Page – 262,
Book Format – PDF,
PDF Size – 9MB,
Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay wrote the bengali novel Grihadaha PDF.
Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay was born on 15th September 1876 in Debanandpur village of Hooghly district in a simple poor Brahmin family. He spent his childhood and early life at his maternal uncle’s house in Bhagalpur. When Sarat Chandra was five years old, his father Motilal Chattopadhyay admitted him to Pari Pandit’s Pathshala in Debanandapur.
He studied there for two to three years. Then while in the city of Bhagalpur, his uncle admitted him on a student scholarship in ‘Durgacharan Balak Vidyalaya’. In 1887 he was admitted to the Bhagalpur District School, but his father’s employment there forced them to return to Debanandpur.
As a result, he was forced to leave the school there. And on coming to Bengal he got admission in Hooghly Branch School. But unfortunately he had to drop out of that school due to not being able to pay the school fees. In 1893, Motilal returned to Bhagalpur and admitted him to the Tej Narayan Jubilee Collegiate School. And in 1894 AD he passed the entrance examination in second division and got admission in ‘Tej Narayan Jubilee College’. But he could not appear for the examination as he could not pay the examination fee of that college.
Who is Anila Devi?
Finally he turned his attention to literary works. And during this time he wrote novels like Baradidi, Devdas, Chandranath, Subhada etc. And Anupama wrote stories like Love, Light and Shadow, Burma, Haricharan etc. After his short novel ‘Bardidi’ was published in ‘Bharati’ newspaper, Saratchandra’s novel Bardidi became a special interest in Bengali literature in various chats among readers and critics. And gained popularity among readers with an incredible speed.
Later when the novel Charitraheen was published in book form. The novel Charitraheen sold 400 copies in one day, which was a record for no one else in Bengali literature at that time. While in Rangoon, he wrote novels such as Ramaer Sumati, Pather Dabi, Bindur Chele, Narir Mulya (Value of Women), Charitrahin etc.
After that, there was no looking back for novelist Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. Being enlightened by the light of Bengali literature, he created a stir of Bengali literature all over India. At that time, some of his novels and stories were published directly in the library, such as ‘Bamuner Meye’, Pather Dabi, Shesprashna’ etc. It was during this time that he wrote stories and novels such as Biraj Bou, Pandit Mashai, Baikunther Will, Mejo Didi, Palli samaj, Arakshaniya, Niskriti, Grihadaha, Denapaona, Nababidhan, Mahesh, Pather Dabi, Sheh Prashna etc. He became very popular in a very short time. His work is an immortal creation in Bengali literature which is rare in Bengali literature.
When Baradidi was published?
Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay was not just a singer-songwriter, actor or just an aspiring writer. We see him in the society as a social reformer, philanthropist, humanitarian, doctor. Even when he saw the suffering of animals, tears would flow from his eyes. In a male-dominated society, he was more attracted to women than to men. Again, his compassion towards the abandoned, humiliated and deprived women due to the cruel oppression of the society was immense.
He was exceptionally hospitable, friendly and conjugal. He was not opulent but rather affable, especially in attire. He could talk a lot at home meetings about writing. Sarat Chandra had always made it his job to treat the ailments of poor people. He would not only give medicine to patients, but also buy food for many. At that time, he used to help many poor families of Samtabed region, especially orphan girls, with monthly money.
At that time i.e. when the non-cooperation movement started in 1921, he joined the National Congress at the invitation of Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das. He attended the General Meeting of Howrah District Congress. He was also the President of Howrah District Congress for 16 long years from 1921 to 1930.
When Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay finally turned his attention to literary works?
Although he was a minor leader of the Ahimsa Congress, he was always in touch with the armed struggle of India’s freedom movement or with terrorist revolutionaries. At that time, Hemchandra Ghosh, revolutionary Barin Ghosh, Upen Banerjee, Amarendra Chatterjee, Bipin Ganguli revolutionaries also had deep sympathy with him. Meanwhile in 1934 he built a house in Ballyganj, Calcutta from Samtabed. The house was two storied and very beautiful. Since then his address is 24 Ashwini Dutta Road.
In 1936, Dhaka University awarded him the title of Delit and Calcutta University presented him with the ‘Jagatarini’ medal. Later Calcutta University once appointed him as a Bengali paper setter or questioner in BA examination. At that time, he was felicitated by various literary councils and hailed as ‘Sahitya Samrat’ by the countrymen.
When Biraj Bou was published in book form?
While he was in Rangoon, his first novel Baradidi was published in book form. In 1314 (Bengali) the novel Baradidi was serialized in Bharati Patrika. Baradidi was published in book form in September 1913. Biraj Bou was published in book form in 1914. Then novels like Parineeta, Pandit Moshai, Pallisamaj, Chandranath, Baikunther-Will , Arakshaniya, Srikanta etc. started to be published. ‘Srikantar’s travel story’ is serially published in various magazines. On April 18, 1927, the novel ‘Srikant’s Travels’ was published as a book.
Mejo Didi was first published in India in 1321 in the Bhadra issue of the month of Kartika before it was published in book form. It is a collection of three stories Mejo Didi, Darpa Churna and Andhare Alo. Then there were seven stories in total in the book ‘Kashinath’. During this time he published Bindur Chele and other stories in Jamuna newspaper. Then Shorshi is basically a dramatization of the novel Dena Paona. The story book ‘Shorshi’ was published on 13th August 1927. The famous essay ‘The Value of Women’ was written by her aunt under the pseudonym Anila Devi and published in book form on 19 March 1924. He died on 16 January 1938 at the age of 61.
Who wrote the novel Pather Dabi?
The author evokes a storm of criticism in his scathing writings in the book for emancipation from the shackles of subjugation and the status of women in society and the norms inherent in contemporary Indian religion and social structure. He absolutely despised capitalism. He expects everyone to be treated with respect and justice.
So he wanted to change the traditional social structure. Tried to get rid of the rich-poor divide. He was always in favor of eradicating untouchability and bigotry, which he has beautifully illustrated in this book.
That is why the PDF file of the novel Grihadaha, the guide of the freedom fighter, this valuable social guide of the fiction writer Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay has been given on this webpage. Readers will be able to collect the PDF file of the novel Grihadaha from this webpage and read it online.