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'Chaturanga' (Bengali: ; English: Quartet) is a novel by Rabindranath Tagore, widely considered a landmark in Bengali literature. The novel was published in 1916.
The story of the novel follows the journey of a young man named 'Sreebilas' (the narrator), his meeting with his best friend, philosopher and guide 'Sachis', the story of 'Damini' a widow and 'Jyathamoshai', an idealist person.
The novel consists of four chapters, each named for these main characters of the novel.
Thus named 'Chaturanga', which in Sanskrit means "four parts", a "quartet".
In 2008, Chaturanga film was released, based on this novel.
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