Bharvani Hiralal Srichand:

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Bharvani Hiralal Srichand:
He was born on 17th April 1905 and was educated at the N. J. High School and D. J. Sindh College, Karachi. As a student he had a brilliant career and was the recipient of innumerable prizes and scholarships. He stood first class first in Sind in his B.A. Examination with English and Persian. He was appointed a full-fledged Professor of English in Sind National College, Hyderabad in 1925 before he was 21 years old, perhaps the youngest Professor in India. He proceeded to England in 1927, passed English Tripos (Honors) at Cambridge with French and Italian as his subsidiary languages in 1930. He was unanimously elected President of the Indian Majlis Cambridge. During the same year he was called to the Bar from the Honorable Society of Lincolns’ Inn. He joined Harchandrai and Company as an advocate in January 1931. He rejoined Sindh National College as senior Professor of English and French on the day when the college was renamed after Diwan Dayaram Gidumal (June 1932). He had been the Principal of the college since December 1938. He was a writer of many learned articles and was a debater of rare power and charm and had improved the College in all directions. During his days the number of students having risen from under 300 to over 600 within four years.He was the President of Rotary Club, Hyderabad, and an old Member of Dialdas and Bhaibund Clubs besides the Karachi Club. He was a University Examiner upto B.A. and a Member of Bombay University Students Welfare Committee.(Source: ‘The Colorful Personalities of Sindh’, by M.U.Abbasi).

 

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