Banarsidas Chaturvedi (24 December 1892 - 2 May 1985) was a noted Hindi-language writer, journalist and recipient of Padma Bhushan awarded by Government of India in 1973. He was born on 24 December 1892 in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh and died on 2 May 1985. He served as a nominated member of Rajya Sabha for twelve years.
Banarsidas became interested in the plight of indentured labourers (Girmitiya) of Indian origin in Fiji where he spent several years. He wrote extensively about the predicament of Indians in Fiji. With the intervention of Reverend C. F. Andrews, the system of indentured labour in Fiji was formally ended in 1920.
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