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This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat Culture and power in Banaras: Bharatendu Harishchandra entered theatre activity as an actor and soon bharatendi director, manager, and playwright.

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of India gives Bharatendu Harishchandra Awards since to promote original writings in Hindi mass communication. The poet asserts the importance of using mother tongue as a medium of instruction—conversational and educational. Retrieved from ” https: This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it. He wrote under the pseudonym Girdhar Das.

The nationalization of Hindu traditions: He used theatre as a tool to shape public opinion. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Western tradition and naturalistic Hindi theatre.

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.

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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. Should be taken from all countries, but be propagated in one’s mother tongue. Bharatendu Harischandra and nineteenth-century Banaras.

This influence reflected in his Hindi translation of the Bengali drama Vidyasundar, three years later, in 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. A Concise History of India. 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.

Without the knowledge of the mother tongue, there is no cure anfher the pain of heart. Bharatendu devoted his life to the development of Hindi literature. Harishchandra was also typical of revivalists of Hindi Literature which were closely connected with Hindu revivalist movements.

His major plays are:. He wrote the widely mentioned history of the Agrawal community.

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He was an influential Hindu “traditionalist”, using Vaishnava devotionalism to define a coherent Hindu religion. Views Read Edit View history. The Birth of Qndher Drama in Banaras: Progress is made in one’s own language the mother tongueas it the foundation of all progress. They refused to leave authority over religion to Brahmans who were traditionally educated. University of California Press.


Writing under the pen name “Rasa”, Harishchandra represented the agonies of harischanra 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: 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 It has ten couplets.


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 Bharatendu Harishchandra made major contributions in the fields of journalism, drama, and poetry. His ancestors were landlords in Bengal.

Bharatendu’s parents died when he was young but they seem to have had an influence on him. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. According to Barbara and Thomas R.

He used new media, especially publications to shape public opinion. He “combined pleas for use of Swadeshi articles with demands for replacement of Urdu by Hindi in courts and a ban on cow slaughter “.