Professor Harihar Nath Tripathi, an educationist, a philanthropist, a political scientist by profession, was born in a small village, Belcha, in the District - Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh. He completed his school education in the district Jaunpur and for further studies he came to Varanasi. He carried his M.A. (Political Science) from Banaras Hindu University and Acharya in Sanskrit from Sanskrit University. Prof. Tripathi has been recipient of many distinguished awards. During his Sanskrit education he became a close aide of Dharm Samrat Swami Karpatri ji maharaj. His own guru, pt. Ramprasad Tripathi was better acknowledged as Panini of Vyakaran. He then came into association with Pt. Gangadhar Mishra, the then Librarian of Sayajirao Gaikawad Central Library, BHU.
Prof. H. N. Tripathi was also in close aide, association of many educationists, politicians, social reformers, civil servants, foreign ambassadors. He was amongst one of the close associate to:
Late Shankar Dayal Sharma, Former President of India.
Late Gaini Zail Singh, Former President of India.
Late Mrs. Indira Gandhi, Late Rajiv Gandhiji, Former P.M.of India.