Sunday, March 16, 2008

Birth Centenary Celebrations of Kavi Veeranuyayi Start on the 18thMarchThe Birth Centenary Celebrations of noted Marathi writer, poet andpublisher Aa. Bha. Magdum, also known as 'Kavi Veeranuyayi' , will start on 18th March 2008.

Kavi Veeranuyayi was born on 26th March 1908 at Samdoli, a villagenear Sangli in Maharashtra. In a short life span of 40 years he wrotelot of articles, poems, lyrics and 19 books. He wrote in Marathi andalso wrote in Hindi. His greatest achievement was to run a publishinghouse 'Shree Veer Granth Mala' from a village situated in remote area,that too in first half of the 20th century. This publishing housepublished 24 books of his own alongwith books of some other scholars.His writing was appreciated by great scholars like Bramhachari SitalPrasadji and Ravaji Sakharam Doshi.The birth centenary of Kavi Veeranuyai will be celebrated by thepeople of Samdoli, Dakshin Bharat Jain Sabha, Marathi Jain SahityaParishad, Maharashtra Jain Sanskritik Mandal, Arihant Jagruti Manch,Institute for Jain Studies and few other institutions throughout theyear 2008-2009. The Birth Centenary Celebrations Committee has plannedto republish some of Kavi Veeranuyayi' s books, seminars on hisliterature and writing competition for new writers. Some of his bookswill be translated in English.The birth centenary celebrations will start in the holy presence ofJain Muni Tarunsagarji at 5 P.M. in Veeranuyayi Appa Bhau MagdumNagar, Samdoli Highschool, Samdoli. Noted personalities from variousparts of Maharashtra will be present at the ceremony.You can reach Samdoli by City Bus from Sangli. Samdoli is just 8 KiloMeters away from Sangli.
-Dr. Ravsaheb Patil Co-Ordinator, Birth Celebration Committee
Cell: 09890203549
P.S.Please find out more about Veeranuyayi Appa Bhau Magdum at:

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