He was born with the surname Tarkhadkar but he never used it in later life. He wrote extensively on religion and social reform as an opponent of rituals and caste, while supporting widow-remarriage and education for women.
Thinkers like Vishnubawa Brahmachari, Jyotiba Phule, Ranade and many others played a crucial role in the development of this social awareness.
The Dadoba pandurang tarkhadkar important thinkers who initiated an intellectual revolt against the social discrimination were Bal Shastri JambhakarDadoba Pandurang Tarkhadkarand Bhaskar Pandurang TarkhadkarGopal Hari Deshmukh popularly known as Lokhitwadi and Vishnu Bhikaji Gokhale popularly known as Vishnubawa Brahmachari.
Of the above intellectuals, Jambhakar was the pioneer of the intellectual revolt with his writings and Dadoba gave to them an organizational shape by founding the Paramhansa Sabha in By writing Shatapatru or letters in the Prabhakar, a Marathi weekly between andLokhitavadi broadened the scope of the intellectual revolt.
Lokhitavadi also criticized casteism and emphasized the aspects of oneness of humanity. A Brahmin by birth he employed a Muslim cook and ate the food cooked by him. The Paramahansa Sabha is a secret society whose objective was the demolition of all caste distinctions. In the latter half of the 19th century, the most notable intellectuals who spearheaded social reform movement were Pandit Vishnu Parasuram ShastriJyotiba PhuleR.
BhandarkarNarayan Mahadev Paramanand M. RanadeVishunasastri ChiplankarK.
Inhe started Vidhava Vivaha Uttejaka Mandal and married a widow in It preached monotheism and denounced priestly domination and caste distinction. Chiplankar started Nibandhamala in ; a monthly Marathi magazine devoted to the cause of social reform.
Telang was responsible for the introduction of compulsory primary education in Bombay. He was a brilliant academician who critically examined the economic policy of the British government. Sumit Sarkar points out: Satyasodhak Samaj launched direct attacks on the upper caste moneylenders and landlords and also challenged the ritual status of the Brahmins.
Phule asserted that every individual irrespective of his birth in a caste and has his own individuality and identity. He wanted to uplift the people of the lower castes by encouraging them to be educated and started schools for girls and boys in ; and started a special school for untouchables in It is because of his constant efforts alone that the non-Brahmans secured special representation under Montague Chelmsford reforms.
Bangalore are the well-known reformers of the city of Bombay. Inthey started a religious organization called the Rehnumai Maza Dayasan Sabha, which focused on the aspects of modernization of the Parsi religion and its social customs. In South India, the leader of the social reform movement, in the second half of the 19th century was Kandukuri Veeresalinagam Pantulu Born in a poor family, and working as a teacher, he devoted his entire life and earnings for the emancipation of women by propagating widow remarriage and spread of education among women.
His newspapers and books made him a father figure of social reform movements of the Andhra.Dadoba Pandurang was appointed as the Deputy Collector in Dadoba was interested in social & educational activity, they work with organization of Paramahansa Sabha, ManavDharma Sabha and the GyanPrasarak Sabha.
some of the members held a meeting at the home of Atmaram Pandurang and publicly. (), The Cloister's Pale: A Biography of the University of Mumbai.
ardatayazilim.comm Pandurang Tarkhadkar,ardatayazilim.comrkar, Justic Ranade, Justice Chandaverkar and Waman Abaji Modak,found the Prarthana samaj on 31march at. Q Who was the founder of "Manav Dharma Sabha" (a) Balkrishna Jambhekar (b) Bhau Daji Lad (c) Gopal Hari Deshmukh (d) Dadoba Pandurang Tarkhadkar.
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Atmaram Pandurang or Atmaram Pandurang Turkhadekar (or just Turkhad in English publications) () was an Indian physician and social reformer who founded the Prarthana Samaj and was one of the two Indian co-founders (the other being Sakharam Arjun) of the Bombay Natural History Society.
dadoba pandurang tarkhadkar () Dadoba Pandurang was associated with Bal Shastri Jambhekar when they studied together and lived at Bapu Chhatre’s house. He .