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Rabindranath Tagore

His songAmar Sonar Bangla is chosen as the National Anthem of Bangladesh.
As the popular saying goes, "The pen is mightier than the sword" and where else could this be proved to be more true than Bengal. Over the period of centuries, Bengal has given birth to numerous writers and poets who have with their powerful strenght of words heralded a new world. They were the beginners of modern Bengal and much of their contributions are acclaimed today, to be one of the best in the history of literature.The brave writers and poets had shocked the modern world with their revolutionary thinking and still are the major influences in shaping the present day Bengal and India.

Here are some of the great personalities in the history of the Bengali literature. Enjoy some poetry in Bengali script.

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