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Who started Young Bengal movement in India ?

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Henry Louis Vivian Derozio started Young Bengal movement in 1826. The Young Bengal was a group of Bengali free thinkers, emerging from Hindu College, Calcutta. The revolt was against the existing social and religious structure of Hindu society. 

Surendranath Banerjee accepted Derozio as "The pioneer of modern civilisation in Bangal". Derozio is also known as "The national poet of modern India". 

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