Bharatendu Harishchandra

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Bharatendu Harishchandra was born on September 9, 1850 is known as the father of Hindi literature as well as Hindi theatre. He is considered one of the greatest Hindi writers of modern India.

He was an author of several dramas, life sketches and travel accounts; he used new media like reports, publications, letters to the editor, translations and literary works to shape public opinion. On his birth anniversary we salute him for his efforts towards the nation.