Dr. Keshav Bali Ram Hedgewar

Prof. Manoj Chturvedy, In-charge/   Head, Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar Chair

Professor Manoj Chaturvedi is a senior journalist, writer, editor and interdisciplinary researcher. You are a highly educated, intense orator, profound scholar and social worker. Acharya Chaturvedi is M.A.Triple (Gandhi Thought, Sociology, Journalism and Mass Communication), Gold Medalist, UGC (NET), PhD and PDF. He started journalism as a Young Leader, Nai Duniya, Hindusthan Samachar  News Agency and journey of academic life, former publication in-charge, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University, Bhopal (M.P.) and former Head, Kabir Jansanchar Shodhpeeth Kushabhau Thakre University of Journalism and Mass Communication, Raipur,  and has worked successfully in Chhattisgarh. He has 20 books published, 12 books under publication and 15 books unpublished. He has participated in more than 80 national and international seminars. He has written more than 1,000 articles and more than 60 research papers in various journals. Creatively, intellectually and agitational active for the last 34 years, more than 36 articles, talks, discussions, interviews, quizzes etc., programs of Rachna Dharmi have been telecasted by AIR Kendra, Varanasi (U.P.), New Delhi and Shimla (H.P.)  You have been honoured by more than a dozen prestigious institutions. His area of study and writing is especially Gandhi's Thought, Rashtriya Swayansevak Sangh, Media, Contemporary Politics and Emergency. You are the creator of the Diploma, Postgraduate question papers and the Examiner of the M.Phil. Dissertations & PhD theses. You have updated the syllabus of the Post Graduate Diploma in Deendayal Upadhyay Studies, M.A. (Deendayal Upadhyay Studies), and PhD curriculum has also been prepared. You can also visit M.A. (Hindu Studies), Who is also In-charge/chairman.

                Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar was a great freedom fighter, social reformer and founder of Rashtriya Swayansevak Sangh. He was a great nationalist. He was blessed with unique foresight and hindsight. He deeply analysed why Bharat Mata remained enslaved under foreign invaders despite civilisational progress, materialistic advancement and spiritual enlightenment. Because of that, Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar Chair was established at H.P. University and activated in 2020. The main motive for establishing the Chair is to teach India's philosophy, history, politics, economics, sociology and culture to spread the message of Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar to the masses and future generations. So that coming generations may get inspiration from the life of Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar, his contribution to the freedom struggle and his role in integrating India by founding the nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayansevak Sangh. Because of that, Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar Chair started a one-year postgraduate Diploma in Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar Studies from the Academic Session 2022-23 under the Choice Based Credit System(CBCS).


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 Prof. Manoj Chaturvedy

In-Charge/ Head, Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar Chair


ddu.chairperson @gmail.com


Shri Sanjeev Kumar




Shri. Sitaram



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Prof. Dinesh Sharma

Sep 2020

Dec 2022


Prof.Manoj Chaturvedy (In-Charge)

March 2023




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Post Graduate Diplopma in Dr. Keshav Baliram Hedgewar Studies

One Year ( Two Semesters)


As per Diploma Regulation