Dula Bhaya Kag

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Dula Bhaya Kag
Born (1902-11-25)November 25, 1902
Kagdham(Majadar), Mahuva, Gujarat
Died February 2, 1977(1977-02-02)
Pen name Kag
Occupation Farmer
Nationality Indian
Genres Spiritual
Literary movement Education, Bhudan


Dula Bhaya Kag (November 25, 1902 - February 2, 1977) was renowned poet, social reformer and freedom fighter. He was born in Majadar village near Mahuva in Gujarat. He hailed from Charan caste. The subject of his poems was mainly spiritual and devotional, he also wrote eulogical poems for Mahatma Gandhi and Vinoba Bhave. His poems are published in eight volumes known as Kagvani. In year 1962, he was awarded Padma Shri. He himself could not go to school beyond elementary, his poems today form a part of curriculum ranging from elementary to masters courses. On November 25, 2004, department of posts, government of India released commemorative stamp from Ahmedabad in denomination of INR 5.0 to mark his 102nd birth anniversary.[1]

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  1. ^ "Commemorative postal stamp on Dula Bhaya Kag". Press Information Bureau, Govt. of India. 2004-11-24. Archived from the original on 2004-11-26.