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University of California Press. A Concise History of India. Should be taken from all countries, but be propagated in one’s bharatfndu tongue. Without the knowledge of the mother tongue, there is no cure for the pain of heart. Bharatendu’s parents died when he was young but they seem to have had an influence on him.

The Birth of Hindi Drama in Banaras: MetcalfBharatendu Harishchandra is considered an influential example bhaaratendu Hindu “traditionalist” in north India, typifying continuity with received tradition and self-conscious participation with the modern world. Views Read Edit View history. He “combined pleas for use of Swadeshi articles with demands for replacement of Urdu by Hindi in courts and bharatednu ban on cow slaughter “.

He wrote the widely mentioned history of the Agrawal community.

They refused to leave authority over religion to Brahmans who were traditionally educated. The nationalization of Hindu traditions: According to Barbara and Thomas R.

He was an author of several dramas, life sketches and travel accounts; he harischandrw new media like reports, publications, letters to the editor, translations and literary works to shape public opinion. He nagair typical of those Indians who engaged with the Western institutions and learning: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


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.

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He was an influential Hindu “traditionalist”, using Vaishnava devotionalism to define a coherent Hindu religion. Bharatendu Harishchandra made major contributions in the fields of journalism, drama, and poetry.

He used theatre as a tool to shape public opinion. Culture and power in Banaras: Retrieved from ” https: 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 Writing under the pen name “Rasa”, Harishchandra represented the agonies of the people, country’s hariechandra, 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.

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Acharya Ramchandra Shukla has described how Bharatendu went to the Jagannath temple in Puri, Orissa ajdher his family inwhen he was merely 15 years of age. This influence reflected in his Hindi translation of the Bengali drama Vidyasundar, three years later, in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Harishchandra was also typical of revivalists of Hindi Literature which were closely connected with Hindu revivalist movements. This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it. Bharatendu Harishchandra entered theatre activity as an actor and soon become director, manager, and playwright. It has ten couplets.

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 under the pseudonym Girdhar Das. This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat Bharatendu Harischandra and nineteenth-century Banaras. A recognised poet, he was a trendsetter in Hindi prose-writing.

Western tradition and naturalistic Hindi theatre. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of India gives Bharatendu Harishchandra Andhdr since to promote original writings in Hindi mass communication. His ancestors were landlords in Bengal. Many arts and education infinite, knowledge of various kinds. Progress is made in one’s own language the mother bharqtenduas it the foundation of all progress.

Bharatendu Harishchandra

His major plays are:. He used new media, especially publications to shape public opinion.

Bharatendu devoted his life to the development of Hindi literature.