Troilokyanath Mukhopadhyay was born in Rahuta Village of Chabbishparagana, West Bengal in 1847. He was a self educated man.He was a school teacher in Daroka (Birbhum),Ukhra (Raniganj) and in Sahajadpur (Sirajganj)and afterward, a police sub-inspector in Cuttack (1868). He met Sir William Hunter in this period. He joined as a clerk in “Bengal Gazetteer Office” (1870).He became main clerk in agricultural & business department of Uttar-paschim pradesh and became the P.A. of departmental directorate. Later on he joined revenue department of Indian Government (1881) and joined as an assistant curator in Kolkata Museum (1886).Troilokyanath Mukhopadhyay’s literary life started after retirement. He is called the best satirist of Bangla Language. His literary works were included in the curriculum of school level, secondary, higher secondary and graduation level Bengali Literature in Bangladesh. Konkabati, Fokla Digombor, Bharatbarshio Bigyan Sobha, Domrucharito etc are his well known writings. Domrucharit is a collection of humorous and satirical short stories. The stories recounts the life of times of the hero Domrudhar in colonial India. The protagonist Domrudhar is portrayed as a dishonest man who rises from a lowly shop-assistant to a land owner.He was died in 1919.
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- Domru-chorit by Troilokyanath Mukhopadhyay