Acharya Ramlochan Saran
Acharya Ramlochan Saran (1889–1971) was a Hindi litterateur, grammarian and publisher. He founded the Pustak Bhandar in Laheriasarai in 1915 and moved his publishing activities to Patna in 1929.He also founded a number of magazines like :
* Balak magazine (1926–1986)
*Honhar (Hindi and Urdu) (1939)
His Hindi primer Manohar Pothi attempted to teach Hindi alphabets to beginners. He also published Some Eminent Bihar Cotemporaries by Sachidanand Sinha, books by Mahatma Gandhi and other Gandhian literature in Hindi and English. He published Tolstoy and Gandhi by Dr. Kalidas Nag in English. He also produced a Maithili language version of the books of Tulsidas. He edited and published Sidhant Bhasya in four volumes onRamacharitamanasa by Tulsidas. He was first to start printing Maithili books in Maithili script (Mithilakshar).