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Bharatendu Harishchandra made major contributions in the fields of journalism, drama, and poetry. 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 used new media, especially publications to shape public opinion.

Progress is made in one’s own language the mother tongueas it the foundation of all progress. Harishchandra was also typical of revivalists of Hindi Literature which were closely connected bharatensu Hindu revivalist movements. The nationalization of Hindu traditions: The Birth of Hindi Drama in Banaras: Without the knowledge of the mother tongue, there is no cure for the pain of heart.

Should be taken from all countries, but be propagated in one’s mother tongue. His ancestors were landlords in Bengal.

He wrote under the pseudonym Girdhar Das. Acharya Ramchandra Shukla has described how Bharatendu went to the Jagannath temple in Puri, Orissa with his family inwhen he was merely 15 years bhwratendu age. University of California Press. Western tradition and naturalistic Hindi theatre.


They refused to leave authority over religion to Brahmans who were traditionally educated. Many arts and education infinite, knowledge of various kinds.

Retrieved from ” https: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of India gives Bharatendu Harishchandra Awards since to promote original writings in Hindi mass communication. 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.

He was an influential Hindu “traditionalist”, using Vaishnava devotionalism to define a coherent Hindu religion. This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it. 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 Harischadnra Rebellion of It has ten couplets.

Bharatendu Harishchandra

He wrote the widely mentioned history of the Agrawal community. Writing under the pen name “Rasa”, Harishchandra represented the agonies of the bagari, country’s poverty, dependency, inhuman exploitation, the unrest of the middle class and the urge for the progress of the country. The poet asserts the importance of using mother tongue as a medium of instruction—conversational and educational.

According to Barbara and Thomas R. Bharatendu Harischandra and nineteenth-century Banaras.

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He “combined pleas for use of Swadeshi articles with demands for replacement of Urdu by Hindi in courts and a ban on cow slaughter “. This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat He used theatre as a tool to shape public opinion.


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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. Culture and power in Banaras: His major plays are:. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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He was typical of those Indians bharatendi engaged with the Western institutions and learning: A Concise History of India. MetcalfBharatendu Harishchandra bjaratendu considered an influential example of Hindu “traditionalist” in north India, typifying continuity with received tradition and self-conscious participation with the modern world.

Bharatendu devoted his life to the development of Hindi literature. Bharatendu’s parents died when he was young but they seem to have had an influence on him. Views Read Edit View history. 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.

This influence reflected in his Hindi translation of the Bengali drama Vidyasundar, three years later, in