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Jhaverchand Meghani

(28 August 1896 - 9 March 1947 / Chotila, Gujarat / India)

Jhaverchand Meghani
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Jhaverchand Meghani (Gujarati: ઝવેરચંદ મેઘાણી) was noted poet, litterateur, social reformer and freedom fighter from Gujarat.He is well known name in the field of Gujarati literature. He was born in Chotila. Mahatma Gandhi spontaneously gave him the title of Raashtreeya Shaayar (National Poet). Besides this he received many awards like Ranjitram Suvarna Chandrak and Mahida Paaritoshik in literature. He authored more than 100 books. His first book was a translation work of Rabindranath Tagore's ballad Kathaa-u-Kaahinee titled Kurbani Ni Katha (Stories of martyrdom) which was first published in 1922. He contributed widely to ... more »

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  • Sagar Chotaliya (5/29/2013 12:43:00 AM)

    aa to badhee dalamattha savajadani watyu che bhai

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