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Pandit Makhanlal Chaturvedi
Pandit Makhanlal Chaturvedi
Born (1889-04-04)April 4, 1889
Babai Village, Hoshangabad District, Madhya Pradesh, British India
Died January 30, 1968(1968-01-30) (aged 78)
Occupation Writer, Essayist, Poet, Playwright, Journalist
Nationality Indian
Period Chhayavaad
Subjects Hindi
Notable award(s) 1955: Sahitya Akademi Award

Pandit Makhanlal Chaturvedi (April 4, 1889 – January 30, 1968), also called Panditji, was an Indian poet, writer, essayist, playwright and a journalist who is particularly remembered for his participation in India's national struggle for independence and his contribution to Chhayavaad, the Neo-romanticism movement of Hindi literature. He was awarded the first Sahitya Akademi Award in Hindi for his work Him Taringini in 1955.[1]

Early life[edit]

Chaturvedi was born in Bavai village in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh. He became a schoolteacher when he was aged 16.[2][3] LAter, he was editor of the nationalist journals Prabha and Karmaveer, and was repeatedly incarcerated during the British Raj.[4] After the Indian independence, he refrained from seeking a position in the government, instead continuing to speak and write against social evils and in support of an exploitation-free, equitable society as envisioned by Mahatma Gandhi.[citation needed]

Works[edit]

His noted works are Him Kirtini, Him Tarangini (Hindi: हिम तरंगिणी), Yug Charan (Hindi: युग चरण), and Sahitya Devata (Hindi: साहित्य देवता), and his most noted poems are Dip Se Dip Jale (Hindi: दीप से दीप जले), Kaisa Chhand Banaa Deti hai (Hindi: कैसा छन्द बना देती है) and Pushp ki Abhilaashaa (Hindi: पुष्प की अभिलाषा).[5]

Legacy[edit]

In his memory, the Madhya Pradesh Sahitya Akademi (Madhya Pradesh Cultural Council) organizes the annual 'Makhanlal Chaturvedi Samaroh', since 1987, besides awarding the annual 'Makhanlal Chaturvedi Puraskar' in poetry for excellence in poetry by an Indian poet [6]

The Makhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh has been named in his honor [4][7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sahitya Akademi Awards 1955-2007 Sahitya Akademi Award Official website.
  2. ^ Personalities Of District PANDIT MAKHANLAL CHATURVEDI at Official website of Khandwa district.
  3. ^ Profile www.shayeri.net.
  4. ^ a b About Pt. Makhanlal Chaturvedi Official website of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism.
  5. ^ Poems by Makhanlal
  6. ^ Madhya Pradesh Sahitya Academi Department of Culture, Madhya Pradesh Government website.
  7. ^ Foundation day speech G.N. Ray, Official website of Press Council of India.

External links[edit]


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Indore : A faculty with Government Holkar Science College allegedly turned his house into a satellite evaluation centre of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Mass Communication. Teachers would go to his house and evaluate ...
 
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Fri, 04 Jul 2014 04:26:15 -0700

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Fri, 04 Jul 2014 06:16:03 -0700

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