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Upadhyaya, Brahmabandhab
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(real name Bhavani Charan Banerjee; Feb 11, 1861, Khanyan, Bengal – Oct 27, 1907, Calcutta [Kolkata]). Upadhyaya’s father, a Brahmin, was a police inspector in British service. Upadhyaya attended English schools and colleges as well as a traditional Sanskrit school. He became familiar with Christianity through his uncle, the Protestant pastor Kalicharan Banerjee (1847–1907) and the Brāhmo Samāj, which he joined in 1887. He worked as a teacher and journalist, publishing his own per…

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Müller, Hans-Peter, “Upadhyaya, Brahmabandhab”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 08 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_026232>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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