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By Leah Renold

This e-book presents a accomplished account of the Banaras Hindu collage (BHU), India's first residential collage and the results of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya's efforts to set up a Hindu college within the nation. This ebook not just discusses the origins and improvement of the BHU, but in addition the demanding situations and matters that the varsity confronted. It stories 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 position and effect of the British within the improvement of Hindu schooling in the course of the past due colonial interval and the significance of the university's location.

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