Acharya Ramlochan Saran

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Acharya Ramlochan Saran
Born (1889-02-11)11 February 1889
Sitamarhi Bihar, India
Died 14 May 1971(1971-05-14) (aged 82)
Darbhanga Bihar, India
Occupation Writer
Nationality Indian
Period 19th–20th century

Acharya Ramlochan Saran (1889–1971) was a Hindi littérateur, grammarian and publisher. He founded the Pustak Bhandar in Laheriasarai in 1915 and moved his publishing activities to Patna in 1929.

Educational work[edit]

He also founded a number of magazines like Balak magazine (1926–1986), Himalaya (1946–1948) and Honhar (Hindi and Urdu) (1939). His Hindi primer Manohar Pothi attempted to teach Hindi alphabets to beginners. He also published Some Eminent Bihar Cotemporaries by Sachidanand Sinha, books by Mahatma Gandhi and other Gandhian literature in Hindi and English. He published Tolstoy and Gandhi by Dr. Kali Das Nag in English. He also produced a Maithili language version of the books of Tulsidas. He edited and published Sidhant Bhasya in four volumes on Ramacharitamanasa by Tulsidas. He was first to start printing Maithili books in Maithili script (Mithilakshar).

He died on 14 May 1971 in Darbhanga, Bihar.