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Mitra, Debendra Bijoy. Debendra Bijoy Mitra was created by the Indian author Panchkori Dey (Arindam Bosu, Gobindoram, Jumelia) and appeared in at least a dozen stories from 1904 to 1919?, beginning with “Neelbashana Sundari” (1904).

Debendra Bijoy Mitra is an Indian police officer employed by the British in Calcutta. Mitra is heavily anglicized, wearing both a dhoti and a plated shirt and Derby shoes and using hansom cabs and phaetons. Mitra is a clever and resourceful crime-solver, defeating even the formidable Jumelia, Mitra’s Loving Enemy.

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