Dalpatram | Dalpatram Dahyabhai Travadi

Dalpatram Dahyabhai Travadi (1820–1898) was a Gujarati poet lived during the 19th century. He was a social reformer and conducted lectures for improving the standard of living of the poor people. He was against caste discrimination and child marriage, and encouraged in the remarriage of widows. Dalpatram was born in the year 1820 at a […]

Nanda Kishore Bal

Nanda Kishore Bal (1875–1928), was an Indian poet and contains good knowledge in divine scriptures. He was born in a village in the Cuttack district of Odisha. His birth name was Rasananda Jena. His aunt showered her love and affection with him, and he was brought up under her care and he was named as […]

Sahajanand Saraswati

Sahajanand Saraswati (1889–1950) was a spiritual saint, social reformer and a writer. He was born in a village in the present day Uttar Pradesh, in the year 1889, in a pious Hindu Brahmin family. He studied well, and from his young age itself, he wanted to do goodness to the poor people and to the […]

Mahadev Govind Ranade | Marathi Social Reformer

Mahadev Govind Ranade (1842–1901) was a writer, social reformer and a politician. He served in the Indian National Congress for some years, and also worked as a judge in the Bombay High Court, Maharashtra. During his life,he established various institutions like Granthottejak Sabha and the Prarthana Samaj, for the benefit of the society, and also […]

Jyotirao Phule (Mahatma Jyotiba Phule) | Anti-Caste Social Reformer

Mahatma Jyotirao Govindrao Phule (1827–1890) was a social activist, poet and a writer from Maharashtra. He was born in a lower class, and due to that, he fought for eliminating untouchability in the society, and he was against caste discrimination.He also fought for the rights of women and insisted that women must be given equal […]

Vinoba Bhave | Founder of Bhoodan Movement

Vinoba Bhave (1895–1982) was born in a small village in Maharashtra, in a weaver’s family, and he was a human rights activist and a social reformer. He is called as Acharya for his wide knowledge in all the subjects. He has translated the Bhagavat Gita into Marathi language and named it as Geetai. Bhave was […]