Dwarkanath Tagore (1794–1846)

Dwarkanath Tagore (1794–1846), or Dwarokanath Ţhakur, one of the first Indian industrialists[1] and entrepreneurs, was the founder of the Jorasanko Tagore family, notable for making substantial contributions to the Bengal Renaissance. “As a zamindar Dwarkanath was mercilessly efficient and businesslike, but not generous”. He looked upon his investment in land as investment in any otherContinue reading “Dwarkanath Tagore (1794–1846)”