DEPARTMENT OF MARATHI
The Department of Marathi has been working since the establishment of
Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya,Latur i.e 1970. The department is recognized as a
research center of SRTMU, Nanded. The eminent scholars, litterateur, social
workers like Prof. Subhash Mendhapurkar, Prof. Sunetra Deshmukh, Prof.
Manohar Niture, Dr. Madhav Gadekar, Dr. Shriram Gundekar and Dr. Bharat
Deshmukh were the heads of the department and contributed a lot by their works to
Dr. Shriram Gundhekar has done great research work in Maharashtra on
Satyashodhaki Literature. He published four books on literature, critacal analysis
and history of Satyashodhaki Literature. Through the marathi research center seven
researchers have been awarded Ph.D and presently five students are doing their
research in the center. In the last five years the faculty members published nine
books and twenty nine research articles.
The department is running under the headship of Dr. Sambhaji Patil. In the
present academic year 2020-21, 534 students are registered in the department.
various programs and activities have been taken through Marathi Language and
Every year on 27th Feb., the birth anniversary of poet
Kusumagraj, the department organizes different competitions and celebrates
Marathi Language Day. The department keeps reading culture for students and the
staff members of the college.
In this research center, 10 researchers have completed their Ph.D.
research work has been completed. The work of 5 researchers is in
Some of the activities of the Department include:
o Under U.G.C.’s COHSIP project a workshop was organized for new story writer, on 22
& 23 Sept. 1984.
o Workshop for new- writers was organized on 28 Nov. to 01 Dec. 1992 in Collaboration
with the Marathwada University at Aurangabad.
o The Department has organized state level conference sponsored by S.R.T.M.U. Nanded
and UGC at Rajarshi Shahu College, Latur, Satya Shodhaky Literary conference on 17
& 18 Feb. 2001.
o A Workshop was organized on 26 to 28 Jan. 2002 by Maharashtra Sahitya Sanskriti
Mandal for new writers for the writing of novels.
o A Workshop was organized on 04.03.2013 by Writing and presentation of stories and
o By collaboration with UGC a National level seminar on Marathi research Methodology
was organized on 19 to 20 Dec. 2008
o Organizing National level seminar EKVISAVE SHATAK ANI MARATHI SAHITYA
on 10 to 11 April. 2017.
o Organizing State level seminar SRUJANSHIL SAHITYACHI NIRMITI PRAKIRYA
on 24 January.
2021 in Collaboration with the Maharastra Rajay Sahitya Sanskruti
o Organizing Marathi Bhasha aani Sahitya Mandal for the students of the college every
o Organized educational tours based on studies.
o Channelizing the talents of students through annual magazine “Shabdagandh” monthly
o Developing the skills through group discussions and interview techniques.
o The Department of active in developing the debate and elocution skills of the students