Gujarati literature Current Affairs, GK & News
The important figures and facts in Gujarat Literature for General Knowledge are as follows: Acharya Hemachandra Though the history of Gujarati Literature can be traced to as back as 1000AD; the discussion starts with Acharya Hemachandra (1089–1172), the great Jain scholar, poet, and polymath. He was trained in religious discourse, philosophy, logic and grammar and ..
Bhagwatikumar Sharma (84), the renowned author and journalist, has passed away in Surat, Gujarat on September 5, 2018. Born in May 1934, Sharma authored novels, short stories, poetries, essays and articles during his 65-year career. Some of his famous Gujarati novels include ‘Aarti Ane Angara’ (1957), ‘Man Nahi Mane’ (1962), ‘Rikta’ (1968), ‘Vyaktamadhya’ (1970) and ..
Veteran Gujarati poet Natvarlal Kuberbhai Pandya Ushnas passed away in Valsad. He was 91. He was instrumental in heralding a new wave in Gujarati poetry. His first poetry collection published was Prasoon(1955), followed by Nepathye(1956), Aardra(1959), Manomudra(1960), Trun no grah(1964), Spand ane Chhand(1968), Kinkini(1971), Bharat darshan(1974), Ashvatth(1975), Rupana Lay(1976), Vyakul Vaishnav(1977), Pruthvine Paschim Chahere(1979) and ..
Selja concerned about safety of Tagores’ Jorasanko house Expressing concern over the structural safety of the Tagores’ ancestral house in northern Kolkata’s Jorasanko where Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore was born and died, Union Culture Minister Selja Sunday said the building needed more renovation. Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) celebrated all over country Id-ul-Zuha, a festival observed in commemoration ..