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By Leah Renold

This booklet offers a entire account of the Banaras Hindu college (BHU), India's first residential college and the results of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya's efforts to set up a Hindu collage within the nation. This booklet not just discusses the origins and improvement of the BHU, but additionally the demanding situations and concerns that the college confronted. It experiences Malaviya's efforts to introduce non secular schooling in BHU—and even make it mandatory—and his reaction to Mahatma Gandhi's efforts to boycott the collage. It additionally describes the lives of the scholars within the campus and its educational, highbrow, and cultural surroundings. This e-book additionally considers the function and impression of the British within the improvement of Hindu schooling throughout the overdue colonial interval and the significance of the university's location.

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