By Leah Renold

This booklet presents a entire account of the Banaras Hindu collage (BHU), India's first residential college 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 additionally the demanding situations and concerns 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 collage. It additionally describes the lives of the scholars within the campus and its educational, highbrow, and cultural surroundings. This publication additionally considers the function and impact 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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