Adityaram Dudhpudi : A Freedom Fighter, an Ideal Teacher and Great Garhwali Poet
Adityaram Dudhpudi will be remembered in Garhwali language literature for providing inspiring, neeti-gat, life on wise conducts, spiritual methodology, mythological subjects. In society, he was famous for as Gandhian but innovative and revolutionary freedom fighter, a simple person but stick on hs principle and a teacher.
Adityaram was in Sainj Malla, Sheela Patti of Pauri Garhwali in 1914
Political activist: he joined Congress for participating in freedom movement in 1930 and established Congress Committee of Dadamandi , Sheela patti. He was so active in Congress work that he was provided the responsibility of general secretary of Garhwal congress committee in 1938. He was prisioned by British government in 1941 and later on relesed. He came in contact with revolutionary wing member of congress and established “ Yudh Samiti Dadamandi’ at the time of Bharat Chhod aandolan. and became busy in distributing revolutionary literature and inspiring people to go on the pth of Bhagat Singh and company. In 1942, he was gains prisioned by Brish government with other activists as Paripurna nand Painuli, Bhairav dutt Dhulia, Chhwana Singh, Mayaram barthwal and many more and put in Bareli and Lucknow jail . We may get full knowledge of British official torturing him jail in his memoir book “ Jail ke sansmaran”
After independence, he became busy in social work and assisted many works such as establishing Kanyapathshala Amarkhet, Laxman Jhula- Dugadda motor road, anti-alcohol movement, Harijnaodhar movement, Sirai Joli potable water wroks etc
He translated the work of Pandurang Shashtri and tatwgyan from Gujrati to hindi as tatwadeep
In garhwali literature , his contribution is very innovative and memorable. He translated Geeta in Garhwali language as Garhgeeta. His translation of twenty four Upanishad is one of the mile stone in Garhwali literature. He is also famous for translating the stories of Panchatantra in Garhwali and also translated and published the stories of Ramayan and Mahbharat. GarJagar a fortnightly magazine have been republishing his works of translation of stories from Pancha tantra and Mahbharat to pay tribute Adityaram Dudpudi
His work is innovative that when people were inclining towards materialism he inspire people not to forget spirituality.
He expired in 2003
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