Narmadashankar Dave

(24 August 1833 – 26 February 1886 / Surat, Gujarat / India)

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Narmadashankar Lalshankar Dave (Gujarati: નર્મદાશંકર લાલશંકર દવે) popularly known as Narmad, was a Gujarati author, poet, scholar and public speaker.


Narmad was born in Surat on August 24, 1833. He introduced many creative forms of writing in Gujarati. He wrote pioneering work in such forms as autobiography, poetry, lexicography, historical plays and research in folk literature. He was also an outspoken journalist and a pamphleteer. Narmad was a strong opponent of religious fanaticism and orthodoxy. He promoted nationalism and patriotism - with famous songs like Sahu Chalo Jitva Jang, wrote about self-government and talked about one national language, Hindi, ... more »

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  • Faizan memon(8/10/2018 10:35:00 PM)

    I want to read all the poem of narmada shankar

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    ભુરો ભાસ્યો ઝાન્ખો, દુરથી ધુમસે પહાડ સરખો.

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Best Poem of Narmadashankar Dave

Jai Jai Garavi Gujarat

Praises of Proud Gujarat. Praises of Proud Gujarat. glorious sun rise. (Gujarat's) flag will be shine as symbol of love and valour. Oh! ! Flag of Gujarat teaches love and valour. you have great prestige and Reputation. Praises of Proud Gujarat.

In north direction Amba Mataji(situated) . East direction Mahakali mataji(situated) . In south direction Kunteshwer Mahadev shields Gujarat. At eastern direction lord Somnath and Sri Krishna always assist Gujarat. Praises of Proud Gujarat.

Gujarat has holy rivers of Narmada,Tapi and Mahi. Gujarat has great ocean with Enormous resources. ...

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