The Rebel Poet and the Mahatma: Kazi Nazrul Islam's Critique of Gandhi's Politics in the 1920s

@article{Mitra1993TheRP,
  title={The Rebel Poet and the Mahatma: Kazi Nazrul Islam's Critique of Gandhi's Politics in the 1920s},
  author={P. Mitra},
  journal={South Asia Research},
  year={1993},
  volume={13},
  pages={46 - 55}
}
  • P. Mitra
  • Published 1993
  • Sociology
  • South Asia Research
Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899-1976), the famed ’Rebel Poet’ of Bengal, flourished as a dissenter in the 1920’s, defying a number of orthodoxies such as the British colonial authority in India, the Khilafatist and fundamentalist Muslims, Hindu social prejudice and cultural chauvinism, and Rabindranath Tagore’s literary hegemony. Apart from these, Nazrul also opposed Mahatma Gandhi’s politics of non-violent non-cooperation for swardj and ’dominion status’ for India. This paper will trace the history of… Expand

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Also see Bose's comment on Nazrul's poetry in his letter to Dilip Kumar Roy
  • Subhash Chandra Bose: Correspondence 1924-1932). Tr. Sisir K. Bose
  • 1925
14, 743; also ' & A m a c r ; j Chāi Ki', ibid., 2: 634. 25 'Sabyasāchī', ibid., 2: 54. Bengali original: 'Sutā diye morā sw &amacr
    Bengali original: Chirotā kāl boner mor &amacr
      Lomosh muni-i chhilum dekh! r ; ār bhāber gānzā chhilim tek. 30 'Āmār Koifiyot