Nawal Kishore Dhawal

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Nawal Kishore Dhawal (November 11, 1911, in Sasorh village, Sarmera District, Nalanda, Bihar – April 17, 1964) was an Indian writer, poet, proof reader, editor, critic, journalist and author of many different literary works of his time.

Dhawal was brought up in Munger District. He participated in freedom struggle in 1932. He was sent to jail 10 times in the war of Indian Independence. He is survived by his wife SMT. Laadli Devi (who was actively involved in Jai Prakash Narayan Led Movement in Bihar State), his sons (Prabhat Kumar Desai, Nishikant Patwardhan, Arun Kumar Mehta, Rajani Ranjan, Mrigendra Kumar) and his daughters(Chandraprabha Naidu, Mrinalini Chattopadhyay, Sharad Sharvari Rani) residing in kankarbag Patna.

All his works were written while he was Literature Officer in Song & Drama Section of Public Relation Department Patna, Govt. of Bihar. Before his service in Public Relation Department he had edited Arunodaya (weekly), Veer Baalak (monthly), Mashal (weekly), Kar aur Vyaapar (monthly), Chetaavani (weekly), Aadmi (weekly) published by Jamalpur Munger during 1946 to 1952. He died on April 17, 1964 of a heart attack while he was giving his commentary on his Drama Baandh Aur Dhaara at Arrah Bhojpur District Bihar.

Notable works[edit]

  • Baandh Aur Dhara (drama)
  • Vibhishan Ka Beta (drama)
  • Mann ka Pher (drama)
  • Ek Baat Ghar Haat Ka (Poetry)