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Jashuva Rachanalu – Vol. 2: Swapna Katha, Piradousi, Mumtajamahal, Kaandhi Seeudu, Bapuji, Nethaji. April by Jashuva Gurram. Currently unavailable. Read full articles, watch videos, browse thousands of titles and more on the ” Gurram Jashuva” topic with Google News. Gurram Jashuva (or G Joshua) (28 September – 24 July ) was a Telugu poet. He was recognized with awards by Government of India. His literature’s.

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He was recognized with awards by Government of India. His literature’s impact on the society was studied by researchers.

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Literary awards were instituted in his memory. His father belonged to the Yadava furram and his mother belonged to the Madiga caste. Due to poverty and the intercaste marriage of his parents, his childhood was difficult in a society in which some castes were considered untouchable. Jashuva initially worked as primary school teacher.

Protests against untouchability and segregation have been common themes in all his works. Some of Jashua’s verses had been incorporated into the popular mythological play, Harischandra, especially those in the cremation grounds scene.

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Gabbilam is Jashuva’s best known work, fashioned after Kalidasa’s Megha Sandesam. It is not a yaksha using the cloud as a messenger to convey his longing to his loved one. Instead it is a hunger and poverty stricken individual requesting a bat visiting him from a nearby Siva temple, to convey his prayers to God. He muses at the irony of his situation, where a bat is allowed inside a temple but not a human being!


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He cautions the bat to convey his message to Siva as it hangs from the roof close to his ear, at a time when the priest is not around. Jashuva used his other favorite emotion, “patriotism” as he describes the various historic places the bird will fly over en route to Lord Siva in Kasi. He even takes the bird on detours to visit some historic place of pride for Burram.

Firadausi is his another major work. According to jasnuva, the king promises the poet, a gold mohur for every word in a work he commissions the poet to write. After the poet spends ten years of his life, toiling day and night to create a master piece, the king, coming under the influence of jealous courtiers, reneges on his promise and gurramm only silver coins. The poet heartbroken at this breach of trust commits suicide.

Jashuva’s depiction of the anguish of the poet is superb and moves the readers to tears. Baapoojee gurrak expression of his anguish on hearing of the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.


His enormous love and respect for Gandhiji is poignantly expressed gurrsm these 15 odd poems eulogising his life and work and lamenting his death as this country’s misfortune. The “Jashuva Sahitya Puraskaram” was instituted by the Jashuva foundation as an annual prize to poets from different Indian languages for enriching contribution to Indian literature with human values.

The founder and secretary, Hemalatha Lavanam, is Jashuva’s daughter. Nilmani Phukan, an Assamese poet, jahuva the award in These are the “Jashuva Jeevita Saphalya Puraskaram”s for male poets aged sixty or above; the “Jashuva Visishta Mahila Purasakaram” for female poets aged fifty or above; and the “Jashuva Sahitya Visishta Puraskaram” for any contributor to Dalita Gurrzm Dalit literature.

The first of these awards was presented during the th birth anniversary celebrations on September 28, The award amount is Rs 2 lakh. Yadagiri, Director, Telugu Akademy, presided over the function. A commemorative book on the poet was released in the function.

Home Our Mentors Gurram Jashuva. Dasellus ac nibh urna donec ac urna Posted May 30, by John Smith.