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The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of India gives Bharatendu Harishchandra Awards since to promote original writings in Hindi mass communication. Many arts and education infinite, knowledge of various kinds.

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His ancestors were landlords in Bengal. He used theatre as a tool to shape public opinion.

Harishchandra was also typical of revivalists of Hindi Literature which were closely connected with Hindu revivalist movements. Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history.

A recognised poet, he was a trendsetter in Hindi prose-writing. Progress is made in one’s own language the mother tongueas it the foundation of all progress. Bharatendu Harischandra and nineteenth-century Banaras.

It has ten couplets. He wrote the widely mentioned history of the Agrawal community. Bharatendu devoted his life to the development of Hindi literature.


Bharatendu Harishchandra

MetcalfBharatendu Harishchandra is considered an influential example of Hindu “traditionalist” in north India, typifying continuity with received tradition and self-conscious participation with the modern world. Anndher parents died when he was young but they seem to have had an influence on him. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Should be taken from all countries, but be propagated in one’s mother tongue.

His major plays are:. Harishchandra insisted on the value of image worship and interpreted Bhakti as devotion to a single god; this was in response to Orientalist and Christian critiques of Hinduism. University of California Press.

Bharatendu Harishchandra made major contributions in the fields of journalism, drama, and poetry. According to Barbara and Thomas R.

In recognition of his services as a writer, patron and moderniser, the title harischahdra “Bharatendu” was conferred on him at a public meeting by scholars of Kashi in He was typical of those Indians who engaged with the Western institutions and learning: This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it.

A Concise History of India. Reputed literary critic Ram Vilas Sharma refers to the “great literary awakening ushered in under Bharatendu’s leadership” as the “second storey of the edifice of renascent Hindi”, the first being the Indian Rebellion of He “combined pleas for use of Swadeshi articles with demands for replacement of Urdu by Hindi in courts and a ban on cow slaughter “.


They refused to leave authority over religion to Brahmans who were traditionally educated. Writing under the pen name “Rasa”, Harishchandra represented the agonies of the people, country’s poverty, dependency, inhuman exploitation, the unrest of the middle class and the urge for the progress of the country.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The nationalization of Hindu traditions: He was an author of several dramas, life sketches and travel accounts; he used new media harischandta reports, publications, letters to the editor, translations and literary works to shape public opinion.

Without the knowledge of the mother tongue, there is no cure for the pain of heart. Culture and power in Banaras: He was an influential Hindu “traditionalist”, using Vaishnava devotionalism to define a coherent Hindu harischanfra.