Friday, March 14, 2008

Press Release1: Birth Centenary Celebrations of Kavi Veeranuyayi Start on the 18th March

The Birth Centenary Celebrations of noted Marathi writer, poet and publisher 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 village near Sangli in Maharashtra. In a short life span of 40 years he wrote lot of articles, poems, lyrics and 19 books. He wrote in Marathi and also wrote in Hindi. His greatest achievement was to run a publishing house 'Shree Veer Granth Mala' from a village situated in remote area, that too in first half of the 20th century. This publishing house published 24 books of his own alongwith books of some other scholars.

His writing was appreciated by great scholars like Bramhachari Sital Prasadji and Ravaji Sakharam Doshi.

The birth centenary of Kavi Veeranuyai will be celebrated by the people of Samdoli, Dakshin Bharat Jain Sabha, Marathi Jain Sahitya Parishad, Maharashtra Jain Sanskritik Mandal, Arihant Jagruti Manch, Institute for Jain Studies and few other institutions throughout the year 2008-2009. The Birth Centenary Celebrations Committee has planned to republish some of Kavi Veeranuyayi’s books, seminars on his literature and writing competition for new writers. Some of his books will be translated in English.

The birth centenary celebrations will start in the holy presence of Jain Muni Tarunsagarji at 5 P.M. in Veeranuyayi Appa Bhau Magdum Nagar, Samdoli Highschool, Samdoli. Noted personalities from various parts of Maharashtra will be present at the ceremony.

You can reach Samdoli by City Bus from Sangli. Samdoli is just 8 Kilo Meters away from Sangli.

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