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Founder

Shri Nanabhai Bhatt
( Educationist, Creative Writer, Thinker )

Name                            : Shri Nrusinhprasad Kalidas Bhatt

Date of birth                  : 11th November, 1882

Place of birth                : Bhavnagar

Academic Excellence : M. A.  with special subjects - History & Economics from
                                          Shamaldas Arts College, Bhavnagar



Career Update, Outstanding Contributions, Achievements, Awards & Appreciation :

w 1904 :  Became a Principal of the High School at Mahuva
w 1906 to 1910 :  He started his career as a Prof. in Shamaldas College,
   Bhavnagar
w 1910 :  Established residential Educational Institute
   'Dakshinamurti Vidhyarthi Bhavan'  at Bhavnagar
w 1925 to 1928 :  Became Vice-Chancellor of Gujarat Vidhyapith
w 1938 :  Started Gram Dakshinamurti an Institute of Basic Education
   at Ambala, Block - Sihor
w 1948 :  Became Minister of Education in Saurastra State
w 1953 :  Established Lok Bharti Gram Vidhyapith at Sanosara
w 1954 to 1957 :  Nominated Member of Rajya Sabha
w 1960 :  Awarded "Padmashree"
w Expired :  31st December, 1961
     

Travels Abroad :

w 1924 :  Africa
w 1935 :  Japan 
w 1954 :  Denmark
     

Contribution in terms of National Service

He had not only devoted his entire life for welfare of Rural Community but also remianed an active 'Satyagrahi' and Freedom Fighter. He went to Jail for several times

w 1930 :  Elected as chief of Satyagrahi at Viramgam Camp
w 1930 :  In October, he went to Sabarmanti Jail as a Satyagrahi  
   Prisoner
w 1942 :  Went to Rajkot Jail
     

Works & Publications :

w 1920 :  History of our Nation
w 1924 - 33 :  Stories of Hinduism               ( Vol.1 & Vol. 2 )
w 1929 - 34 :  Characters of Mahabharata  ( Vol.1 & Vol. 13 )
w 1934 :  Gruhpatine
w 1934 - 44 :  Characters of Ramayana      ( Vol.1 & Vol. 6 )
w 1945 :  Shrimad Lok Bhagawat
w 1946 :  Kelavanini Pagadandi
w 1947 - 1953 :  Drashtant Kathao                    ( Vol.1 & Vol. 2 )
w 1954 :  Ghadatar Ane Chanatar         ( Part 1 & 2 )
w 1959 :  Sansthanu Charitrya ( Building the Insti. )


 

::: LOK BHARTI - A Rural Revolution :::

 

 
   Founder -  Shri Nanabhai Bhatt
 Profile  
 Career Update, Contributions & Achievements  
 Works & Publications  
 
  Co-Founder -  Shri Manubhai Pancholi
 Profile  
 Activities and Contributions  
 Awards and Appreciation  


 

Shri Nanabhai Bhatt

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