Mahadev Govind Ranade

Judge, Deceased Person

1842 – 1901

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Who was Mahadev Govind Ranade?

Justice Mahadev Govind Ranade was a distinguished Indian scholar, social reformer and author. He was a founding member of the Indian National Congress and owned several designations as member of the Bombay legislative council, member of the finance committee at the centre, and the judge of Bombay High Court.

A well known public figure, his personality as a calm and patient optimist would influence his attitude towards dealings with Britain as well as reform in India. During his life he helped establish the Poona Sarvajanik Sabha and the Prarthana Samaj, and would edit a Bombay Anglo-Marathi daily paper, the Induprakash, founded on his ideology of social and religious reform.

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Born
Jan 18, 1842
Niphad
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Nationality
  • India
Profession
Education
  • University of Mumbai
Died
Jan 16, 1901

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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