Bijan Raj Chatterji

Dr. Bijan Raj Chatterji (1904, Calcutta (Kolkhata), India — 1987) was an Indian scholar pioneer in the studies of Southeast Asian cultures. 

After starting his higher education cursus in Punjab, he furthered his research in London and Paris, where he met leading Sanskritists and Khmerologists such as Sylvain Lévi and Jean Filliozat. His PhD thesis at Univeristy of London in 1926, Indian Cultural Influence in Cambodia, has been republished numerous times since 1928

Dr. Chatterji is also known for his work on Indianized states” and his research on historic relations between India and Java.