Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar a Social Reformer

Here we are with Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar an Indian social reformer biography, his contribution and achievements.

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, was born on 26 September, 1820 in Birsingha town of Midnapore locale, West Bengal. His dad Thakurdas Bandyopadhyay and mother Bhagavati Devi were exceptionally religious persons. Their monetary condition was not that stable and hence the youth days of Vidyasagar were spent in degraded destitution. After the finishing of basic education at the town school, his dad took him to Calcutta (Kolkata). It is accepted that Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar learned English numbers by taking after the turning points marks on his approach to Calcutta at age of eight years.

Ishwar Chandra was a very good in studies. His journey for information was intense to the point that he used to study on road light as it was unrealistic for him to manage the cost of a gas light at home. He cleared all the examinations with distinctions and one after another. He was remunerated with various grants for his scholarly execution. To bolster himself and the family Ishwar Chandra additionally took low maintenance occupation of educating at Jorashanko.

In the year 1839, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar effectively cleared his Law examination. In 1841, at the age of twenty one years, Ishwar Chandra joined the Fort William College as a leader of the Sanskrit office.

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Following five years, in 1946, Vidyasagar left Fort William College and join the Sanskrit College as ‘Colleague Secretary’. In the first year of administration, Ishwar Chandra prescribed various changes to the current instruction framework. This report came about into a genuine quarrel between Ishwar Chandra and College Secretary Rasomoy Dutta. Taking after this, Vidyasagar surrendered from Sanskrit College and rejoined Fort William College however as a head assistant.

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar is very kind and would begin crying in pain at whatever point he saw poor and feeble individuals lying on the pathway and road. He used to spend a piece of his grants and compensation for the welfare of those destitute individuals. He would likewise purchase pharmaceutical for the wiped out.

Ishwar Chandra VidyasagarIshwar Chandra Vidyasagar started the idea of widow remarriage and raised sympathy toward the nullification of youngster marriage and polygamy. He likewise opened the entryways of the schools and other instructive foundations to lower standing understudies, which was prior, held just for the Brahmins. For his huge liberality and kind-heartedness, individuals began tending to him as “Dayar Sagar” (sea of benevolence).

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, the immense researcher, academician and reformer passed away on 29 July, 1891 at 70 years old years. After his demise Rabindranath Tagore said, “One miracle how God, during the time spent creating forty million Bengalis, delivered a man!”

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