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Dwijendralal Ray Biography | Poet

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Dwijendralal Ray (Bengali : ; 19 July 1863 – 17 May 1913), also known as D. L. Ray (Bengali :. . ), was a Bengali poet, playwright, and musician. He was known for his Hindu mythological and Nationalist historical plays and songs known as Dwijendrageeti or the Songs of Dwijendralal, which number over 500, create a separate sub-genre of Bengali Music. Two of his most famous compositions are Dhana Dhanya Pushpa Bhara and Banga Amar Janani Amar. He is regarded as one of the most important figures in early modern Bengali literature.