Jhaverchand Meghani (()28 August – ()9 March ) was a noted poet, writer, social reformer and freedom fighter from Gujarat. He is a well-known name in the field of Gujarati literature. and The Ruby Shattered. His poems are taught as a part of syllabus in Gujarat Board Schools ( GSEB). recited the poem `Somebody’s Darling’ by French Poetess Marie Ravenal de The recitation inspired him to spontaneously free-translate the poem into Gujarati . J H A V E R C H A N D M E G H A N I. Gujarati Litterateur and Freedom Fighter whom Mahatma Gandhi spontaneously gave the title of Raashtreeya Shaayar.

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This was something that never happened in the history of the university. He lived a simple and sober life and his simplicity prompted his jhavfrchand mates to call him Raja Janak. Meghani’s Kathi friends at Vadia-Devali. He established his reputation as a critic by his independent novels. Took active part in College Debates and Social gatherings. First Performance in Public Singing He lived a simple life.

Belur Ghat On reaching the Belur Ghat on the western bank across the river he would disembark — yes, along with his bicycle, which he would then ride again to reach the factory nearby. Some of the Poems compared.

Jhaverchand Meghani – Handwriting

Bahauddin Collegehe felt, would be a better place for the study of Sanskrit, and he therefore moved over there inonly to return to Samaldas College after just one term. He contributed widely to Gujarati folk mefhani. Gradually leaned towards Gandhian ideas. Kashtabhanjan Hanuman Temple at Sarangpur, near Botad.


Twin books depicting lives of some 12 saints of Sorath. I cry to her, ‘Come to my island coiled round with hungry water, and take away my year’s harvest. Jail Office Ni Baari. A sad and worried man, he stood there looking at the court building across the road — probably a gesture, as simple as the man himself, to show his solidarity with Meghani.

Previously known as Bhubandanga named after Bhuban Dakat, a local dacoitthe place was found peaceful by Maharshi Debendranath Tagore, Rabindranath’s father, and he renamed it Santiniketan — Abode of Peace.

Jhaverchand Meghani

The Making of Raveendra Veena. Corridor along the Convocation Hall.

Meghani lauds his lawyers. Yes Kathiawar; I love you. A Popular Lullaby Sir Bhavsinhji Gohil Maharaja of Bhavnagar.

Jhaverchand Meghani

But donot fear I would for ever remain full: Gandhiji, who, just released from Aghakhan Palace jail at Poona now Punewas resting then at Juhu beach in Bombay readily agreed to receive them. He wore a white long coat, a dhoti reaching well down the knees and a turban typically tied around his head was his regular attire. Nandababu and Malikji still offered to take Meghani to see him, saying: Inhe gave 6 lectures for ‘Gyan Prasarak Mandali’.


Inafter retiring from ‘Phoolchaab’ he concentrated on personal writing. This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat He finished his matriculation in and completed his BA in The proposal was accepted unanimously by his fellow members.

Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumdar – The gjarati were sarcastic: The death of Tagore too, when his sensitivity was supposed to be at its optimum, could not provide the push needed to set him right on. Sankalibai Gosaliya Maasee maternal aunt. During this period he also started writing short stories independently and served as editor for ‘ Phoolchaab ‘ magazine.

Wrote poems which he would sing in his vibrant voice.

Views Read Edit View history. Front Page of Phulcchab: His simple and sober nature prompted his college mates to call him Raja Janak He washed his own clothes and took bath with cold water even in chilly winter mornings. Ghanti – a pair of grinding stones Meghani used to help Kapilbhai’s wife Ujamben and sister Kanchanben.

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