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madhan mohan malaviya

>>madan mohan malaviya<<

Born on December 25, 1861, in an educated orthodox Hindu family, Madan Mohan Malviya was a freedom fighter, an educationist and a social reformer with a vision of new India. He received his early education at the Hardeva's Dharma Gyanopadesh Pathshala and went on to join the Muir Central College. He passed the LL.B. examination in 1891.

Being a freedom fighter he realized the need for a newspaper to educate the masses of India and started 'Abhyudaya' the Hindi weekly in 1907 and made it a daily in 1915. Apart from this he also started a Hindi monthly, 'Maryada', and an English daily 'Leader' in 1909.

This educationist founded the Banaras Hindu University or the Kashi Vishvidyalaya.

This freedom fighter of India was also the founder and editor of the two national weeklies: Hindustan (Hindi) and the Indian Union (English). He was the nationalistic to the core and believed that the freedom from the foreign rule can be achieved only through right kind of education.

Madan Mohan Malviya was the President of the Indian National Congress in 1909 and 1918. In 1931 he represented India alongwith Mahatma Gandhi at the First Round Table Conference. This eminent Congressman popularized the slogan 'Satyamev Jayate' i.e. Truth alone will win.

In 1928 he was at the forefront of the protests against the Simon Commission . Besides being an educationist he was also a social reformer. He was totally against the cast system and believed in egalitarianism.

This philanthropist passed away in 1946.

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