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Can you tell me something about life of Ishvarchandra Vidhyasagar?

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Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (1820-1891) born Ishwar Chandra Bandopadhyaya, was a Bengali polymath, Sanskrit pundit, educator, social reformer, writer and philanthropist. He was one of the greatest intellectuals and activists of the 19th century and one of the pillars of the Bengal Renaissance. He spent his childhood in extreme poverty. But this did not deter him from his chosen path of achieving his life\'s goals.
In 1839, he graduated in Law examination conducted by the Hindu Law Committee. He gained mastery in many shastras or disciplines - kavya (poetry), alankar (rhetorics), vedanta (vedic literature and anthology), smriti (philosophy of law), nyaya (logic, science and jurisprudence), and jyotish-vidya (astrology).
On 29th December in 1841, at the age of 21, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar started his career as the Head Pundit of Fort William College, Calcutta. He joined Sanskrit College as a Professor in 1850. Satisfied with his hard work and his immense contribution to the betterment o ...more
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Tell your son to ask you about Mandira Bedi and likes of her !
Answered by kishore malhotra, 22 May '09 03:01 pm

 
  
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BAchhone sawal puchh liya lagta hai Bhai Aapko ! :)))
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Beton ke book khol li kya?
Answered by Juliana, 22 May '09 11:03 am

 
  
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