Sitaram Seksaria

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Sitaram Seksaria
Born1892
OccupationIndian independence activist
Social reformer
AwardsPadma shri

Died 1982 One of his creation is in CBSE 10th standard Hindi book Sitaram Seksaria was an Indian independence activist, Gandhian, social reformer and institution builder from West Bengal, known for his contributions for the upliftment of Marwari community. He was the founder of a number of institutions and organizations, including Shree Shikshayatan, a higher educational institution,[1] Marwari Balika Vidyalaya, a primary school,[2] Samaj Sudhar Samiti, a social organization[3] and Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad, a non governmental organization.[4] The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma shri, in 1962, for his contributions to society.[5] His life story has been compiled in a book, Padam shri Sitaram Seksaria Abhinandan Granth, edited by Bhawarmal Singhi and published in 1974.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "In Bapu's Footsteps" (PDF). Shree Shikshayatan College. 2016. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Growing Over the Years". The Telegraph. 28 December 2007. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  3. ^ Ashok Gupta (2005). Gupta Ashoka: In the Path of Service: A memoir of a Social Worker. Popular Prakashan. p. 254. ISBN 9788185604565.
  4. ^ "Brief History". Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad. 2016. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  5. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  6. ^ Medha M. Kudaisya; Chin-Keong Ng, eds. (2009). Chinese and Indian Business: Historical Antecedents. Brill. p. 179. ISBN 9789004172791.