on 5th February, 1894 at Uran (Islampur), in Sangali District.
Completed primary education at Hubli in Karnataka.
Claimed 9th place on the merit list in the matriculation examination
the merit list with IInd position in the examination of B.A. (Bachelor
of Arts) from the University of Mumbai in 1913.
to England in 1914 for I.C.S. examination on the fellowship of Wilson
Determined not to appear for I.C.S examination under the powerful influence
of Lokmanya Tilak. Resolved to dedicate life for service of the nation
through education and dissemination of values.
all luxuries of life pledged to observe life long celibacy and work
for the betterment & up gradation of the people in the rural area through
Received M.A. (Master of Arts) in Economics from Cambridge University
Became a Superintendent of Nutan Marathi School in Pune & the life member
of Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Pune.
Wrote excellent & stylistic book on 'Marathi Hitopdesh' in two parts
of 'Jagache Wangmaya, Vaibhavshali Maharashta'.
Worked as a Principal of Sir Parshuram Bhau College, Pune for three
Went to Junnar in 1935 after retirement and found a new school for the
education of the rural students.
The new school in Junnar was inaugurated by Hon'ble Balasaheb Kher,
The Chief Minister of Mumbai state on 3rd September 1939.
Conducted & flourished the school at Junnar from 1935 to 1944.
the villagers like Mahadev Seth Bhujbal to donate land for the development
of this educational complex.
villagers in soil and water conservation.
concepts such Poultry, piggery dairy etc.
a vital step to start primary health centre at Narayangaon.
bridges and road for proper transportation of the villagers.
empowerment of farmers and villagers through education and appropriate
Came to Narayangaon (a village place about 75 Kms. Away from Pune) in
1944 & found new school. Establishment of Gramonnati Mandal.
Blended education & agriculture knowledge by opening agriculture school
& experimented successfully for a multi-purpose usage of education.
A deep & wide reading person, Sabnis loved the best literature from
Sanskrit, English & Marathi languages. Deeply influenced by the life
& mission of the Marathi saints St. Dnyaneshwar, St. Tukaram & St. Ramdas.
Translated the Sanskrit Love-lyric 'Meghdoot' of Kalidasa in Marathi.
Passed away on 25th September, 1960.