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Who among the following poet and dramatist pioneered the Bengali drama?

 A.

Michael Madhusudan Dutta

 B.

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

 C.

Rajnarayan Dutt

 D.

Aurobindo Ghosh

 E.

None of these

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Michael Madhusudan Dutta 25 January 1824 – 29 June 1873) was a popular 19th-century Bengali poet and dramatist.

He was born in Sagordari, on the bank of Kopotaksho River, a village in Keshobpur Upozila, Jessore District, East Bengal (now in Bangladesh).

His father was Raj Narayan Dutt, an eminent lawyer, and his mother was Jahnabi Devi. He was a pioneer of Bengali drama.

His famous work Meghnad Bodh Kavya is a tragic epic.


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