Sada Nand Jakhmola : Who proved the greatest poet Kalidas was from Garhwal
Sada Nand Jakhmola created Garhwali literature by the nick name ‘ Santat’ .Sada Nand Jakhmola is also famous for his devotional work in proving that the all time Greatest poet Kalidas was born in village, Kaviltha, Chamoli Garhwal.
Sada Nand Jakhmola was born on 10th July, 1900, in Chanda village, Sheela Patti of Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand.
He spent his life as teacher in Bhabhar, Kotdwara.
He published Garhwali poetry collection - Garhwali Guntyali and Raibar, he also wrote prose in Garhwali.
He translated Meghdoot with the name “Raibar’. Raibar means message in Garhwali.
He put his logic that a person can not describe Himalaya unless he did not spent his childhood in Garhwal Himalaya. Sada Nand Jakhmola provided examples from Abhigyam Shakuntalam Kumar Sambhav and Meghdoot that Kalidas was born in Garhwal and spent his childhood in Garhwal before migrating to Dhara Nagari .
Sada nand Jakhmola wrote two books on Kalidas- Mahkavi Kalidas and Kabvashram ka Parichaya’ in Hindi
Sada Nand Jakhmola expired on 29th October, 1977, Motdhang, Bhabhar, Kotdwara, Pauri Garhwal.
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