Bharatendu Harishchandra News
Bharatendu Harishchandra death anniversary: All you need to know about the 'Father of Hindi theatre'
Under the pen name Rasa, Harishchandra used his writings to create and shape public opinion about the freedom movement and exposed the agonies, exploitation and poverty faced by people
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Bharatendu Harishchandra, born in 1850, is known as the 'Father of modern day Hindi literature'. And it was in establishing this language that his biggest contribution lay. Much of the prose that Harishchandra wrote to establish the Hindi we know today was done in the Kavivachansudha and Harishchandra Magazine, which he founded in 1873.