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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February 25, 2020