Meaning of Mahasabha in English:

Mahasabha

noun

(also Mahasabah)
Indian Politics
  • In full "Hindu Mahasabha". (The name of) an orthodox Hindu nationalist movement.

    First founded 1907 in the Punjab under the name Hindu Sabha. Originally a social and cultural organization, it became a national (and increasingly political) movement from 1915.

Pronunciation

Mahasabha

/ˈmɑː(h)əsəˌbɑː/ /məˈhɑːsəbɑː/

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Times. From Sanskrit Mahāsabhā from mahā- great + sabhā assembly, council.