Madan Mohan Malaviya

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Madan Mohan Malaviya in early 20th century

Madan Mohan Malaviya (audio speaker iconpronunciation  (25 December 1861 — 12 November 1946) was an Indian scholar, educational reformer and politician. He was famously known for his efforts in the Indian independence movement.[1] He was president of the Indian National Congress for four times.

He founded an organisation called Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha. He was generally known as Pandit[2] (a title of respect), and Mahamana (Great Soul).[3]

Malaviya was one of the founders of The Bharat Scouts and Guides.[4] He founded a highly influential English newspaper, The Leader, in 1919. The newspaper was published from Allahabad.[5] He was also the Chairman of Hindustan Times from 1924 to 1946. His efforts resulted in the launch of its Hindi edition named Hindustan Dainik in 1936.[6]

Malaviya was posthumously awarded the India's highest civilian distinction Bharat Ratna, on 24 December 2014.[7]

Bibliographies[change | change source]

  • Malaviyaji, a brief life sketch of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, by B. J. Akkad. Pub. Vora, 1948.
  • Bakshi, S. R. (1989–1994). Struggle for independence : Indian freedom fighters (1st ed.). New Delhi: Anmol Publications. ISBN 81-7041-142-4. OCLC 21150786.
  • Visionary of Modern India- Madan Mohan Malaviya, by S K Maini, K Chandramouli and Vishwanath Pandey. Mahamana MalaviyaJi Trust. 2009.
  • Bakshi, S. R. (1991). Madan Mohan Malaviya : the man and his ideology. New Delhi: Anmol Publications. ISBN 81-7041-429-6. OCLC 36473927.
  • Chaturvedi, S. (1996). Madan Mohan Malaviya. New Delhi: Publ. Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India. ISBN 81-230-0486-9. OCLC 246006179.

References[change | change source]

  1. Patel, Hitendra K (2014). "ASPECTS OF SOCIO-POLITICAL THOUGHT OF MADAN MOHAN MALAVIYA, A LIBERAL HINDU NATIONALIST". Proceedings of the Indian History Congress. 75: 592–596. ISSN 2249-1937.
  2. Sharma, Urmila; Sharma, S.K. (2001). Indian Political Thought. Atlantic Publishers & Dist. p. 340. ISBN 978-81-7156-678-5.
  3. "Mahamana's life as exemplary as Mahatma's: BHU V-C". The Times of India. 27 December 2009. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012.
  4. Our Leaders (Volume 9 of Remembering Our Leaders). Children's Book Trust. 1989. p. 61. ISBN 978-81-7011-842-8.
  5. "C. Y. Chintamani (10 April 1880 – 1 July, 1941)". The Tribune. 7 May 2000.
  6. "Homage to Mahamana Malaviya". Homage to Mahamana Malaviya.
  7. "Press Information Bureau English Releases". 24 December 2014.

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