Tag Archives: Social Reformers of India

Bal Gangadhar Tilak Biography For Students

Bal Gangadhar Tilak - Biography

Name: Bal Gangadhar Tilak Born: July 23, 1856 Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India Died: August 1, 1920 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Occupation: Author, Politician, Freedom Fighter, Social Reformer Political Party: Indian National Congress Movement: Indian Independence movement Achievements: Considered as Father of Indian National Movement; Founded “Deccan Education Society” to impart quality education to India’s youth; was a member of the Municipal Council …

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Adi Shankaracharya Biography For Students

Adi Shankaracharya

Adi Shankaracharya was the first philosopher who consolidated Advaita Vedanta, one of the sub-schools of Vedanta. He believed in the greatness of the holy Vedas and was a major proponent of the same. Not only did he infuse a new life into the Vedas, but also advocated against the Vedic religious practices of ritualistic excesses. He founded four Shankaracharya Peethas …

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Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar Biography For Students

Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar

Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar (Dr. B.R. Ambedkar) was elected as the chairman of the drafting committee that was constituted by the Constituent Assembly to draft a constitution for the independent India; he was the first Law Minister of India; conferred Bharat Ratna in 1990. Bhim Rao Ambedkar Biography Dr. B.R. Ambedkar is viewed as messiah of dalits and downtrodden in India. …

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Abhayanand & Anand Kumar Biography For Students

Abhayanand & Anand Kumar Biography For Students

Abhayanand & Anand Kumar – The Ashok Rajpath Street in Patna is where one can find literally hundreds of coaching centers. It is in fact, a haunt for many young people in Bihar hoping to crack various entrance exams and secure a bright future for themselves. However, there is another coaching institute in Patna that is a league apart from …

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Swami Vivekananda Biography For Students

Swami Vivekananda

Born: 12 January 1863, KolkataDied: 4 July 1902, BelurFull name: Narendra Nath DattaNationality: IndianFounder of: Ramakrishna Mission (1897); Ramakrishna MathPhilosophy: Modern Vedanta, Raja yogaGuru: Ramakrishna Swami Vivekananda was the disciple of Ramakrishna Paramahansa. He founded the Ramakrishna mission to spread the teachings of his Guru throughout the world. One of the most famous and influential spiritual leaders of India, he sought …

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Aurobindo Ghosh Biography For Students

Aurobindo Ghosh

Born: August 15, 1872 Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (now Kolkata, West Bengal, India) Died: December 5, 1950 Puducherry, India Literary works: The Life Divine, The Synthesis of Yoga, Savitri Founder of: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Philosophy: Integral Yoga, Involution (Sri Aurobindo), Evolution, Integral psychology, Intermediate zone, Supermind Profession: Indian philosopher, Yogi, Guru, Poet, Nationalist Achievements: He was a freedom fighter, poet, …

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Dr. Madhuri And Brij Mohan Bhardwaj Biography

Dr. Madhuri And Brij Mohan Bhardwaj Biography

Dr. Madhuri Bhardwaj is an Indian social worker who founded the “Maa Madhuri Brij Varis Sewa Sadan, Apna Ghar” along with her husband, Dr. Brij Mohan Bhardwaj. Today, this home for the homeless has 21 ashrams across India, and it serves more than 4000 people. The couple has dedicated their whole lives to serving the sick and homeless. Dr. Madhuri …

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Chaudhary Bansi Lal Biography For Students

Chaudhary Bansi Lal

Born: 26 August 1927 Golagarh, Punjab, British India Died: 28 March 2006 (aged 78) New Delhi, India Education: Punjab University Law College Spouse: Vidya Devi (m. ?–2006) Children: Surender Singh, Ranbir Singh Mahendra, Sunita Chahar, Saroj Siwach, Sumitra Devi, Savita Sheron Chaudhary Bansi Lal (August 26, 1927 – March 28, 2006) was an Indian freedom fighter, senior Congress leader, former …

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Sushma Iyengar Biography For Students

Sushma Iyengar Biography For Students

Sushma Iyengar, did her Masters in Literature from MS University, Baroda and a three year Masters’ programme in the USA at Cornell University. She worked to set up the Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan which is the first network for grass root women’s organization in Gujarat in June 1989, with organizing the women’s empowerment movement through social awareness and livelihood programme. …

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