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He wrote under the pseudonym Girdhar Das.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Harischandrw and Privacy Policy. A recognised poet, he was a trendsetter in Hindi prose-writing. Bharatendu Harishchandra entered theatre activity as an actor and soon become director, manager, and playwright.

Bharatendu Harishchandra made major contributions in the fields of journalism, drama, and poetry. The Birth of Hindi Drama in Banaras: He “combined pleas for use of Swadeshi articles andhfr demands for replacement of Urdu by Hindi in courts and a ban on cow slaughter “. 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.

Views Read Edit View history. Bharatendu Harischandra and nineteenth-century Banaras. In recognition of his services as a writer, patron and moderniser, the title of “Bharatendu” was conferred on him at a public meeting by scholars of Kashi in He wrote the widely mentioned history of bnaratendu Agrawal community.


It has ten couplets. This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat He used theatre as a tool to shape public opinion. This influence reflected in his Hindi translation of the Bengali drama Vidyasundar, three years later, in Bharatendu devoted his life to the development of Hindi literature. Progress is made in one’s own language the mother tongueas it the foundation of all progress. Bharatendu’s parents died when he was young but they seem to have had an influence on him.

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.

Should be taken from all countries, but be propagated in one’s mother tongue. He was an influential Hindu “traditionalist”, using Vaishnava devotionalism to define a coherent Hindu religion. Culture and power in Banaras: Retrieved from ” https: Without the knowledge of the nsgari tongue, there is no cure for the pain of heart.


He was an author of several dramas, life sketches and travel accounts; he used new media like reports, publications, letters to the editor, translations and literary works to shape public opinion. They refused to leave authority over nagrai to Brahmans who were traditionally educated.

Western tradition and naturalistic Hindi theatre. A Concise History of India. According to Barbara and Thomas R.

His major plays are:. This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it.

He was typical of those Indians who engaged with the Western institutions and learning: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of India gives Bharatendu Harishchandra Awards since to promote original writings in Hindi mass hariscuandra.


University of California Press. 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 Acharya Ramchandra Shukla has described how Bharatendu went to the Jagannath temple in Puri, Orissa with his family inwhen he was merely 15 years of age.

Andher Nagari Chaupat Raja : Bharatendu Harishchandra :

His ancestors were landlords in Bengal. The poet asserts the importance of using mother tongue as a medium of instruction—conversational and educational. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Many arts and education infinite, knowledge of various kinds.

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. He used new media, especially publications to shape public opinion. The nationalization of Hindu traditions: Harishchandra was also typical of revivalists of Hindi Literature which were closely connected with Hindu revivalist movements.