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Debi Choudhurani is an Odia book written by Bankimchandra Chottopadhyaya. It was published in 1858. The book is considered the first Odia novel.Debi Choudhurani is a story of an orphaned girl named Debi. After the death of her parents, Debi is forced by her uncle to marry a much older man. She is not happy with her marriage and hates her father-in-law, who treats her like a slave.One day, Debi’s brother-in-law sees her washing clothes in the river and falls in love with her. He decides to help her escape from her unhappy marriage and take her away with him.
Debi Choudhurani is a classic Bengali novel written by Bankimchandra Chottopadhyaya. Set in the late 18th century, the novel tells the story of a young girl, Debi, who is forced into marriage with an old man. However, Debi is a strong-willed woman who rebels against the patriarchal society and becomes a legendary figure for the oppressed people. She forms a gang of bandits who rob the rich and help the poor. Debi is romanticised as a goddess-like figure who fights for justice and embodies the moral code of her time. The novel deals with themes of rebellion, gender roles, class struggle and colonialism. It has been adapted into multiple films and plays. This Odia translation is done by Shishira Behera and published by Friends Publishers.
|Debi Choudhurani (ଦେବୀ ଚୌଧୁରାଣି)
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|Packaging approx in cm – 15x22x3