Jhaverchand Meghani (()28 August – ()9 March ) was a noted poet, writer, social reformer and freedom fighter from Gujarat. He is a well-known name in the field of Gujarati literature. and The Ruby Shattered. His poems are taught as a part of syllabus in Gujarat Board Schools ( GSEB). recited the poem `Somebody’s Darling’ by French Poetess Marie Ravenal de The recitation inspired him to spontaneously free-translate the poem into Gujarati . J H A V E R C H A N D M E G H A N I. Gujarati Litterateur and Freedom Fighter whom Mahatma Gandhi spontaneously gave the title of Raashtreeya Shaayar.

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Kalaguru Ravishankar Raval with his students. The death of Tagore too, when his sensitivity was supposed to be at its optimum, could not provide the push gukarati to set him right on.

He thanked his friends quoting Sanskrit verses. In the evenings the students and friends gathered to listen to Meghani sing songs from his new book. This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat Overcome with grief when Tagore died on August 7,Meghani paid an extraordinary and heart-touching tribute to one whom he considered his mentor. Jail Office Ni Baari. Inhe was sentenced for 2 years in jail for writing the book ‘Sindhudo’ that contained songs to inspire the youth of India that was participating in the struggle for Independence against the British Raj.

Thinker, Social Reformistan able Administrator — and a knowledgeable Musician too! The donor, in appreciation, gave a prize of Rupees Samaldas College Hostels, Bhavnagar where he stayed. It later came to be known as ‘ L K Meghanee’.

With these words inscribed on it, arrived, one fine day, all the way from Santiniketan, a copy of Sanchayita sent by Dalpat Kotharian acquaintance of Meghani.


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Dagger which Meghani gifted to Kapilbhai. Ratan Kuthi the VIP guesthouse where he was put up.

He lived a simple life. Rabindranath’s school Brahmacharyasrama, which started functioning formally from December 22, with not more than five students on the roll, was, in part, a fulfillment of the wishes of his father.

Jhaverchand Meghani – Wikipedia

Much as Meghani felt like taking up the challenge, he, somehow, just could not get going all out on it. He contributed widely to Gujarati folk literature.

Inhe ventured into poetry with his book of children poems ‘Veni Na Phool’ and started writing in ‘ Janmabhoomi ‘ under the column ‘Kalam Ane Kitaab’. Twin books depicting lives of some 12 saints of Sorath.

Jhaverchand Meghani

Sanchayita The Present Edition. Incidentally, a bullock-cart was used to track the km distance! A Popular Lullaby folklore. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jhaverchand Meghani. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

B A English and Sanskrit. Kashtabhanjan Hanuman Temple at Sarangpur, near Botad. Retrieved 3 April A Children Song Tagore thought the poem marked a cut-off point in the development of his poetry, which, he believed, had really taken off from there.

He was soon promoted as the Manager of the company’s factory at Belur, Crown Aluminium, which had a workforce of over people.

He politely declined saying it would be like straying from the subject. Meghani was also known as a Manbhatt poet due to his significant contribution to folk ballads [2] [ not in citation given ] A movie song Man Mor Bani Thangat Kare in the Hindi film Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela is written by him. Retrieved on 27 November Some of the Poems compared. Sir Bhavsinhji Gohil Maharaja of Bhavnagar.

This article’s lead section does not adequately summarize key points of its contents. And this, ironically, when the circumstances were least conducive to such a creative commitment. A Popular Lullaby In he became the editor of Phoolchaab’ Inhe ventured into began publishing with his book Marela Na Rudhir. Close Friend at Samaldas College, Bhavnagar.


Junior B A – 1st term. He was married to a woman named Damyanti at the age of 24 and following the demise of his wife he married Chitradevi at the age of It was as if Kathiawaar was calling him. Old Residency behind Jasonath Mahadev Temple. My stomach gets emptied soon! Previously known as Bhubandanga named after Bhuban Dakat, a local dacoitthe place was found peaceful by Maharshi Debendranath Tagore, Rabindranath’s father, and he renamed it Santiniketan — Abode of Peace.

Gradually leaned towards Gandhian ideas. Friends at Bagasara School. And that for the most precious of the birthday-gifts one would receive from Bapujee as we called our father: Close to the entire family, he often visited them. Santiniketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal. We twin brothers, Mastanbhai and I, on one such occasion, were sitting beside him, one on either side, after we had touched his feet and obtained his blessings besides an affectionate hug.

However he will certainly feel happy to see you. From the shadows of opposite shore the boat crossed with a woman at the helm. Policelines at Sadar Bazaar where he stayed with his policeman father Family of ten lived on his father’s monthly salary of rupees