On the 23rd of January, Nitin Gadkari pays tribute to Marathi poet and playwright Ram Ganesh Gadkari ‘Govindagraj’ on his commemoration day.
Know About Ram Ganesh Gadkari:-
Ram Ganesh Gadkari was a prominent Indian playwright, poet, and theatre director from Maharashtra, India. He was born in 1885 and passed away in 1919. He is considered one of the pioneering figures of modern Marathi theatre.
Ram Ganesh Gadkari was known for his powerful and thought-provoking plays that dealt with social issues such as caste discrimination, poverty, and the plight of women. His plays were marked by their strong social and political themes, and they helped to raise awareness about the plight of the marginalized sections of society.
One of his most famous plays, “Krishnashtami” (Krishna’s 8th day) is considered a classic in Marathi literature. The play is a powerful commentary on the caste system and the struggles of the lower classes. The play was staged in various parts of Maharashtra and it was widely acclaimed for its powerful message and its ability to connect with the audience.
Ram Ganesh Gadkari was also a poet and his poetry reflected his deep concern for the plight of the poor and the oppressed. His poetry dealt with themes such as social injustice, poverty, and the struggle for freedom.
In addition to his literary contributions, Ram Ganesh Gadkari was also an advocate of the Indian freedom movement. He was a close associate of Bal Gangadhar Tilak and actively participated in the Indian freedom struggle. He was arrested several times by the British government for his participation in the freedom movement.