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Sahajanand Saraswati Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 21, 2018

Short Biography

Sahajanand Saraswati was born on 22-02-1889 in Ghazipur in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He was an Indian Writer, Social Reformer, Historian, Philosopher, Ascetic, Revolutionary, Marxist, Politician & Memoirist.

Sahajanand Saraswati Complete Bio & Career

Sahjanand Saraswati was a sanyasi, revolutionary and a scholar during the era when British rule was prominent in India. He is famous as a writer, social reformer, historian and a peasant leader. Most of his revolutionary activities revolved in Bihar. His cognitive evolution from a rebellious to a monk made him one of the most distinguished people. For his contribution to the people of Bihar, he became very popular among them. He is also recognised as a sociologist, grammarian, Marxist, ascetic, polymath and a politician. His actual name is Naurang Rai.

He became interested in practising religious activities from a very young age, though he was completely against fake practices and superstitions. The reason why he turned sanyasi is because he lost his wife at a very early age. Before their marriage could even flourish, his wife died. To initiate holy orders, he changed his original name from Naurang Rai to Swami Sahjanand Saraswati. He was heavily influenced but Gandhiji’s initiatives and thus decided to become a politician and serve the motherland, India.

He got himself engaged with peasant movements in Bihar. For 14 long years, he was actively participating in India’s freedom movements before his fall out with Gandhiji in 1934. A heavy earthquake influenced several areas of Bihar and he engaged himself with relief operations in Bihar. Sahjanandji though fought actively against the British rule but kept himself away from politics. He always used to carry a bamboo stick in hand.  

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Sahajanand Saraswati died on 26-06-1950 in Patna, Bihar, India at the age of 61.

DEATHDAY 26 June,1950 (Monday)
DEATH PLACE Patna, Bihar

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Sahajanand Saraswati Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Sahajanand Saraswati was 61 years 4 months & 4 days old age.