Rakhaldas D. Bandyopadhyay
Date of Birth  :
April 12, 1885
Place of Birth  :
Murshidabad district
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Field of Expertise  :
Indian archaeology, epigraphy and palaeograph
Educational background  :
  • Honours in History Presidency College, Kolkata in 1907
  • MA in History from the Calcutta University in 1910
Acheivements / Contributions  :

Discovery of Mohenjo-daro and Harappa civilizations

  • won the Jubilee Research Prize of the Calcutta University for The Origin of the Bengali Script published in 1919
  • Rakhaldas was the first to study the proto-Bangla script, the original form of Bangla script
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