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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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Bahauddin Collegehe felt, would be a better place for the study of Sanskrit, mdghani he therefore moved over there inonly to return to Samaldas College after just one term. He was more inclined towards Literature and Language.

A collection of Bhajans Devotional Songs. First Gjuarati in Public Singing In he became the editor of Phoolchaab’ Inhe ventured into began publishing with his book Marela Na Rudhir.

It had become almost a tradition in the family. He, as a member of Syndicate of Univeristy of Bombay then, proposed Meghani’s name for the lectures. Policelines at Sadar Bazaar where he stayed with his policeman father Family of ten lived on his father’s monthly salary of rupees On getting the news of the ill-health of his elder brother Lalchandbhai who had settled at Calcutta now Kolkota rushed there, leaving mid-way everything on hand at Bhavnagar. While he finally accepted the award in all humility, Meghani politely declined the money it carried and chose to forward the amount to Ravishankar Maharaj jhavercyand whom, he firmly believed, the amount should rightfully go.

When in the paling darkness of the lonely dawn you stretch out your arms for your baby in the bed, I shall say, ‘Baby is not there! In Debendranath built a small retreat for meditation, and in he dedicated the land and buildings towards establishment of a Brahmavidyalaya and a library. The City of Joy. Rabindranath’s school Brahmacharyasrama, which started functioning formally from December 22, with not more than meghai students on the roll, was, in part, a fulfillment of the wishes of his father.


Glimpses of Bagasara his native place. In Lalchandbhai started a firm called ‘ Upayogi Vastu Bhandar’ at 14, Amartala Street which manufactured and sold essential things. Shah of PhulchhabBarrister Pandurao B.

Jhaverchand Meghani

So, he kept going cheerfully till he finished the job to his satisfaction. Meghani got on to the table so that he could be seen and heard better by the huge audience. Ghanti – a pair of grinding stones Meghani used to help Kapilbhai’s wife Ujamben and sister Kanchanben. Sonaar Taree in Tagore’s Handwriting. This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat Wikisource has original text related to this article: He lived a simple life. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

He was born in Chotila. But donot fear I would for ever remain full: First Poem at the age of 12 A philanthropist, Chimanaji Velaji, visiting the J ain Paathshaalaa study centre at Bagasara took out a donation. Bahauddin Piems, Junagadh Bahauddin Collegehe felt, would be a better place for the study of Sanskrit, and he therefore moved over there inonly to return to Samaldas College after just one term.

Jhaverchand Meghani – Handwriting

From the shadows of opposite shore the boat crossed with a woman at the helm. Meghani lauds his lawyers. Whiteman, who was the British Collector of Ahmedabad then, also participated. Retrieved 17 October This was something that never happened in the history of the university.

He was soon promoted as the Manager of the company’s factory at Belur, Crown Aluminium, which had a workforce of over people. Khetani Jain BoardingAmreli. The English transalation by Rabindranath Tagore. He was the first graduate to join the company.


Jhaverchand Meghani 28 August — 9 March was a noted poet, writer, social reformer and freedom fighter from Gujarat. The Bardic Lore – ‘Chaaranee Vaanee’. Visva-Bharati was i naugurated on December 23, Meghani, obviously pleased, most happily obliged.

Friends at Bagasara School. Ratan Kuthi the VIP guesthouse where he was put up. He contributed widely to Gujarati folk literature. A sad and worried man, he stood there looking at the court building across the road — probably a gesture, as simple as the man himself, to show his solidarity with Meghani.

Kashtabhanjan Hanuman Temple at Sarangpur, near Botad. A Popular Lullaby folklore. Maharaj too was relunctant to keep it. People flocked the streets of Bagasara to watch the marriage procession of the first graduate of the town which was taken out in a Buggy chariot pulled by two horses. Umashankar Joshi First Recipient ‘Praacheena’ And the boy Jhaver, without delay or fuss whatsoever, burst into a spontaneously composed four-line thanks-giving verse.

The river rushed and hissed. Pooems from Gujarat Indian male poets births deaths Gujarati-language writers Gujarati-language poets Indian independence activists from Gujarat Indian social reformers 20th-century Indian poets Prisoners and detainees of British India People from Surendranagar district People from Botad Recipients of the Hhaverchand Suvarna Chandrak Indian historical novelists 20th-century Indian short story writers 20th-century Indian novelists Novelists from Gujarat 20th-century Indian male writers.

His father Kalidas worked in the Police force and hence was often transferred to necausing most of Jhaverchand’s education to happen in Rajkot. Sanchayita The Present Edition.