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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Register of Vanik Vidhaarthi Bhavan. Bagasara – Darbargadh work-place. However he will certainly feel happy to see you.

Brought Mahatma Gandhi, along with his followers, all the way to Bagasara in As for Crickethe enjoyed watching good, interesting matches. He joined Jeevanlal and Co.

Jhaverchand Meghani

A Collection of 64 Poems. This was something that never happened in the history of the university.

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. 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. Folklore – A Living Force. Inner view of Convocation Hall. Meghani was also known as a Manbhatt poet due to his significant contribution to folk ballads [2] [ not in citation given ] A movie song Man Mor Bani Thangat Kare in the Hindi film Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela is written by him.


Santiniketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Gjarati. Visva-Bharati was i naugurated on December 23, Its transfusion in Gujarati by Jhaverchand Meghani. Patwari Himmatlal P. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jhaverchand Gujarsti. Banglawaadi ,eghani loved this cool spot.

On getting the news of the ill-health of his jhavefchand brother Lalchandbhai who had settled at Calcutta now Kolkota rushed there, leaving mid-way everything on hand at Bhavnagar. During this period he also started writing short stories independently and served as editor for ‘ Phoolchaab ‘ magazine. He was soon promoted as the Manager of the company’s factory at Belur, Crown Aluminium, which had a workforce pofms over people.

Armenian Ghat Rising early, every morning, he would get ready within no time. New Residency near Samaldas College.

Kapilbhai’s gujartai in Vasani Faliyu, Danapeeth. In he went to England for a four-month tour. It had become almost a tradition in the family. While he finally accepted the award in all humility, Meghani politely declined the money it carried and chose to forward the amount to Ravishankar Maharaj to whom, he firmly believed, the amount should rightfully go.

The song believed to have been composed by him specially for the occasion and full-throatedly rendered aloud, gjuarati the instance of the friends there, right in the presence of Damyantiben, the newly-wed bride being welcome at her Sasuraal house of in-laws.

Mahida Paaritoshik Award His simple and sober nature prompted his college mates to call him Raja Janak. Jhaverchand Meghani 28 August — 9 March was a noted poet, writer, social reformer and freedom fighter from Gujarat.


Hathibhai Rambhai Vank Administrator of Vadia estate. Prayer meeting at the Bungalow. Meghani greatly respected his insights in subjects like History and Culture, Literature and Folklore, Philosophy and Religion, calling jhavegchand the ‘F ountainhead of Sorathee Folklore’.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He also lectured at Santiniketan owing to his long association with Rabindranath Tagore.

Jhaverchand Meghani – Wikipedia

His simple and sober nature prompted his college poema to juaverchand him Raja Janak He washed his own clothes and took bath with cold water even in chilly winter mornings. He had started taking interest in the game of Tennis and was invariably to be spotted on the court, dot on time, racket in hand, whenever it was the turn of his group to take to the court. Original poet to get credit in film”. He was more inclined towards Literature and Language. Bilkhaa-no UtaaroJetpur the house of Shivlal Gosaliya and the venue of the marriage.

Shah Manilal Manekchand Khara Damyantiben’s father. Jeevanlal Motichand Shah owner. Close Friend at Samaldas College, Bhavnagar.

A sample of his collection of folk tales from Saurashtra has recently been published in English, with the translation done by his son Vinod Meghani. Darbar Vajsurvala Valeravala Hadala – Bagasara estate.