Vice President pays tributes to Bankim Chandra Chatterjee on his birth anniversary

RSTV Bureau
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today paid tributes to great nationalist and illustrious author Bankim Chandra Chatterjee on his birth anniversary today.

In a tweet, M Venkaiah Naidu said, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee composed the national song ‘Vande Mataram’ which personifies India as the Mother Goddess and became the mantra of India’s struggle for Independence, inspiring countless freedom fighters. He said, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee was also an accomplished journalist who founded ‘Baṅgadarśan’, the epoch making newspaper.

The Vice President said, We must ensure that the works of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee are read and explored extensively by the younger generation.