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Bangarwadi (बनगरवाडी)

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माणदेशातलया एका 'लेंगरवाडी' नावाचया वाडीवर बेतलेली वाडी. साली माडगूळकर तया गांवी होते तेवहा तिथलया अनुभवांचे वरणन कादंबरीरूपात 'बनगरवाडी' या नावाने आपलयासमोर येते. माणदेश, मेंढके, तयांची जीवनपदधती याबददल सांगतानाच तिथलया लोकांचया निरवयाजपणाचे चितरणही अतिशय समरथपणे यात येते. सवत: माडगूळकरही तयाच भागातले. तयामुळे हे वरणन अगदी जिवहाळयाने येते. ...more
Paperback, 10th Edition, 130 pages
Published 1997 by Mauj Prakashan, Mumbai (first published 1958)
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Aniket Mahajani
Mar 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: marathi
why do all stories have unhappy endings? this book is just awesome, but due to its distressed closure, rating it at 4...feel it should have been ended with a positive note...nyways, the story is very interesting & exciting till climax, a newly trained teacher got a job in a remote village of maharashtra where there was a school just for the sake of it, the school & studies for vilagers children was a matter of joke. Education was not a serious job & was considered as an optional/part ...more
Sep 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
One of the excellent literature produced by ''Vyankatesh Madgulkar'' in 1954
Story of an earlier villages in India where a young school teacher who joins newly.... in a village of shepherds in Maandesh, how he tries to change their views about the importance of education,the effort that he takes to bring about this transformation,can hardly be seen today.
But this village has not been blessed with plenty of rains since many years,so people don't have any source to live,hence the whole
Harshad Lamrood
Jan 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
this books are so wonderful , takes you into a village life of MAharastra , its kind people , their language & lifestyle ... must read
Jun 01, 2012 rated it it was ok
A simple book about a simple village of simple people.
Pankaj Patil
Nov 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
लेखकाचे सवतःचे अनुभव आणि तयाचया जोडीला वयकतिचितरण-निसरगचितरण याची साचेबदध मांडणी महणजे बनगरवाडी .मेंढपाळांची वाडी/गाव आणि तयांचया जीवनातील असंखय अडचणी, तया अडचणींचा सामना करणयासाठीची गावकऱयांचया अंगची ऊरजा आणि निसरग याचे सुरेख मिशरण चितारले आहे माडगूळकर यांनी.जया कुणाला पूरवी गावठाणे कशी होती आणि माणसांची आयुषये कशी वयतीत वहायची, गावकऱयांचे वयवहार कसे चालायचे याबददल जाऊन घेणयाची उतसुकता असेल तयाचयासाठी बनगरवाडी हि कादंबरी साकषात देवदूतच आहे. ...more
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Feb 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: marathi
A heart touching literature. It shows the stereotypes & heritages of 90s villages. It represents renunciation & conditions of people. In short life of 'Alpa-Santoshi'.
Aditya Kulkarni
Oct 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Exceptionally amazing.
Jul 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Mar 08, 2018 rated it liked it
I found this book okay. Could have found better, had I read this one 2 years ago.
Priyaranjan Anand
Jun 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
“रंज की जब गुफतगू होने लगी आप से तुम तुम से तू होने लगी” is a famous gazhal by Daag Dehalwi. I like the original sung by Ghulam Ali and one Hari Haran sang too. The tune is awesome, but the lyrics are amazing as well. Like everything worth doing, it gets better with time. And that’s what the gazhal says. Reading good stuff has the same experience. Some books are to be read and some are to be reread several times. “Bangarwadi” belongs to the latter category.

Vyankatesh Madgulkar was a talented
Sep 26, 2012 rated it liked it
Amazing book......the language speaks a lot the teacher got adjusted to school here.. how the different characters were introduced in his life there...just very nice exactly is the village life....the way people behave....everything is very nicely written......!!!!
Yuvraj Jagtap
Apr 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Its a Marathi Classic. Lover of rustic life like me wont put it down until the last page is finished. Gripping narration and beautiful story of a school teacher
Oct 31, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
pre-independence India brought alive through the lives of Dhangars and Ramoshis....
Sagar Sali
Jun 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
A picture of village.
With details
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Shashikant Walkunde
Oct 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
awesome book and movie as well
Saloni Dahake
Aug 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Read Bangarwadi when I was in school but the story is still so fresh in my head. All this nostalgia is making me want to reread it.
Jul 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic read
Dilip Pawar
Jan 21, 2015 rated it liked it
Ilike this book.
Nikhil Bhoyar
Sep 25, 2012 rated it liked it
Simple village simple people and hence simple book. Just reminded me my childhood as i raised in a village(more than a village...he he he)
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Jun 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Vyankatesh Digambar Madgulkar (Marathi: वयंकटेश दिगंबर माडगूळकर) (1927–2001) was one of the most popular Marathi writers of his time. He became well-known mainly for his realistic writings about village life in a part of southern Maharashtra called Maandesh, set in a period of 15 to 20 years before and after India's Independence.

Madgulkar wrote 8 novellas, over 200 short stories, about 40
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