Anandshankar Bapubhai Dhruv

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Anandshankar Bapubhai Dhruv

Born: 25 February 1869

Died:  7 April 1942

  • He was a Gujarati scholar, writer, educationist, and editor from Gujarat, India.
  • His name is revered as ‘Acharya’ in Gujarat, and hence generally he is known as Acharya Anandshankar Dhruv.
  • He was appointed as a Vice-Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University in 1920.
  • He performed the opening ceremony of The Modern School at Sicka Nagar, Bombay in 1936 established by Ramanbhai and Pushpaben Vakil.
  • He was also a chairman of Inter University Board. He died on 7 April 1942.
  • His pen-names were Mumukshu and Hind-hitchintak.
  • He wrote many books of Indian philosophy and Sanskrit literature as well as western philosophy and culture.
  • Further, he has written several noted essays on religion and philosophy discussing the true essence of Hindu faith.

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