Shri Dattatreya Balkrishna Kalelkar (Kakasaheb Kalelkar)

About Me:

  • Name:

    Shri Dattatreya Balkrishna Kalelkar (Kakasaheb Kalelkar)

  • Category:

    Distinguished Alumni

  • Award:

    Padma Vibhushan (1964), Sahitya Akademi Award (1965).

  • Area:

    Indian Independence Activist, Social Reformer, Journalist.


Education: He Matriculated In 1903, He Appeared In The First Year Examination Of LL.B. And Joined Ganesh Vidyalaya In Belgaum In 1908, B.A. In Philosophy.

Biography: Kaka Kalelkar Was Born In 1885 AD In Satara District Of Maharastra. These Were Great Talents. Marai Was His Mother Tongue, But He Also Studied Sanskrit, English, Hindi, Gujarati, And Bangla Languages ??Seriously. The Names Of Kaka Kalelkar Are Also Mentioned In The Line Of National Leaders And Great Personalities Who Showed Special Provocation In The Promotion Of Nation Language. He Has Considered The Promotion Of National Language Under The National Program. With The Contact Of Mahatma Gandhi, He Also Became Aware Of His Love For Hindi. In South India, Especially In Gujarat, He Specifically Promoted Hindi. In Spite Of The Ancient Indian Culture, Policy, History, Geography Etc., He Also Developed His Powerful Writing On Euphemistic Problems. He Also Worked As A Teacher In Shanti Niketan, Principal In Sabarmati Ashram And On The Post Of Acharya Of National School In Baroda. This Was The First Operator Of 'Gandhi Museum' Built In His Memory After The Death Of Gondhi Ji. Due To Being A Freedom Fighter, Many Times Prison Has Gone Too. These Are Also Members Of The Constituent Assembly. From 1952 To 1957, He Was A Member Of The Rajya Sabha And The President Of Several Commissions. The Government Of India Has Honored Kalelkar Ji With 'Gandhi Award' By The National Language Promotions Committee, 'Padmabhushan'. They Are Also In Touch With Rabindranath Tagore And Purushottam Das Tandon. He Died On August 21, 1981.

He Was Honored With Sahitya Akademi Fellowship In 1971 For His Literary Achievements.