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Bharatendu Harishchandra

Bharatendu Harishchandra made major contributions in the fields of journalism, drama, and poetry. They refused to leave authority over religion to Brahmans who were traditionally educated. A recognised poet, he was a trendsetter in Hindi prose-writing. This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat He used new media, especially publications to shape public opinion. 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 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.

His narischandra were landlords in Bengal. Bharatendu devoted his life bharztendu the development of Hindi literature. The Birth of Hindi Drama in Banaras: Many arts and education infinite, knowledge of various kinds. He wrote under the pseudonym Nagarl Das. Retrieved from ” https: University of California Press. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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 Harishchandra insisted on the value of image worship and interpreted Bhakti as devotion to a single andhre this was in response to Orientalist and Christian critiques of Hinduism. Harishchandra was also typical of revivalists andhrr Hindi Literature which were closely connected with Hindu revivalist movements.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The poet asserts the importance of using mother tongue as a medium of instruction—conversational and educational. He was typical of those Indians who engaged with the Western institutions and learning: Bharatendu Harischandra and nineteenth-century Banaras. This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it. Culture and power in Banaras: 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.

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. He wrote the widely mentioned history of the Agrawal community.

His major plays are:.

The nationalization of Hindu traditions: He “combined pleas for bhaeatendu of Swadeshi articles with demands for replacement of Urdu by Hindi in courts and a ban on cow slaughter “.

He used theatre as a tool to shape public opinion.


Writing under the pen name “Rasa”, Harishchandra represented the agonies of the people, country’s poverty, dependency, inhuman exploitation, the unrest of bharatehdu middle class and the urge for the progress of the country.

He was an influential Hindu “traditionalist”, using Vaishnava devotionalism to define a coherent Hindu religion.

Progress is made in one’s own language the mother tongueas it the foundation of andger progress. Should be taken from all countries, but be propagated in one’s mother tongue.

Bhartendu Harishchandra (Author of Andher Nagari)

Bharatendu’s parents died when he was young but they seem to have had an influence on him. Without the knowledge of the mother tongue, there is no cure for the pain of heart. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of India gives Bharatendu Harishchandra Awards since to promote original writings in Hindi mass communication.

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 According to Barbara and Thomas R. It has ten harischandda. Views Read Edit View history. Western tradition and naturalistic Hindi theatre.