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He wrote the widely mentioned history of the Agrawal community. A recognised poet, he was a trendsetter in Hindi prose-writing. 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 Culture and power in Banaras: Western tradition and naturalistic Hindi theatre.
They refused to leave authority over religion to Brahmans who were traditionally educated. Retrieved from ” https: The poet asserts the importance of using mother tongue as a medium of instruction—conversational and educational.
Bharatendu’s parents died when he was young but they seem to have had an influence on him. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of India gives Bharatendu Harishchandra Awards since to promote original writings in Hindi mass communication. Bharatendu Harishchandra made major contributions in the fields of journalism, drama, and poetry.
Bharatendu Harishchandra entered theatre activity as an actor and soon become director, manager, and playwright.
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.
Harishchandra was also typical of revivalists of Hindi Literature which were closely connected with Hindu revivalist movements. 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 was typical of those Indians who engaged with the Western institutions and learning: He “combined pleas for use of Swadeshi articles with demands for replacement of Urdu by Hindi in courts and a ban on cow slaughter “.
The Birth of Hindi Drama in 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 His ancestors were landlords in Bengal. According to Barbara and Thomas R.
Bhartendu Harishchandra (Author of Andher Nagari)
Progress is made in one’s own language the mother tongueas it the foundation of all progress. A Concise History of India.
University of California Press. He wrote under the pseudonym Girdhar Das. He was an influential Hindu “traditionalist”, using Vaishnava devotionalism to define a coherent Hindu religion. Should be taken from all countries, but be propagated in one’s mother tongue.
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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.
This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it. 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. Without the knowledge of the mother tongue, there is no cure for the pain of heart.
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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. This influence reflected in his Hindi translation of the Bengali drama Vidyasundar, three years later, in It has ten couplets. The nationalization of Hindu traditions: This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat Many arts and education infinite, knowledge of various kinds.
Views Read Edit View history. His major plays are:. Bharatendu devoted his life to the development of Hindi literature.
He used theatre as a tool to shape public opinion.