The book ‘Yani Etihas Ghadvila’ is a masterpiece by the famous author Dhananjay Keer. In this book, he has covered the biography of 6 prominent national leaders who have played an important role in the freedom struggle. It includes biographies of Surendranath Banerji, Lala Lajpatrai, Chitranjan Das, Netaji Subhaschandra Bose, Mahatma Gandhi and Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Dhananjay Keer is a renowned author who has penned numerous books and biographies on freedom fighters such as Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj, Jyotiba Phule and many more.
Through this book, the writer aims have to introduce readers are introduced to leaders who created history with their valor and patriotism. It renders an extensive view into the life of the freedom fighters in a compact manner. The author has touched through various aspects of their life.
Dhananjay Keer was on 23rd April 1913 at Ratnagiri. He worked for Mumbai Mahapalika in the Department of Education. During the course of his career, he wrote biographies on many eminent freedom fighters for the paper ‘Free Hindustan’. His writings soon became popular in both India as well as Abroad. Considering his prolific write-ups on freedom fighters that showcased he was bestowed with Padma Bhushan by the Indian government. He was also rewarded the Vidyarthi award by Nava Nalanda Mahavira foundation in February 1977 for his acclaimed contribution to the field.