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By Leah Renold

This ebook presents a finished account of the Banaras Hindu college (BHU), India's first residential collage and the results of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya's efforts to set up a Hindu collage within the state. This e-book not just discusses the origins and improvement of the BHU, but additionally the demanding situations and matters that the varsity confronted. It reviews Malaviya's efforts to introduce spiritual schooling in BHU—and even make it mandatory—and his reaction to Mahatma Gandhi's efforts to boycott the college. It additionally describes the lives of the scholars within the campus and its educational, highbrow, and cultural surroundings. This ebook additionally considers the function and effect of the British within the improvement of Hindu schooling throughout the past due colonial interval and the significance of the university's location.

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