Bhawani Prasad Mishra

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Bhawani Mishra Prasad
Gathering of poets in Akhil Bhartiya Kavi Sammelan
Gathering of poets in Akhil Bhartiya Kavi Sammelan
Born(1913-03-29)March 29, 1913
village Tigaria of Hoshangabad district, India
DiedFebruary 20, 1985(1985-02-20) (aged 71)
Narsinghpur town of Madhya Pradesh, India
Occupationpoet and author

Bhawani Prasad Mishra (29 March 1913 – 20 February 1985) was a Hindi poet and author. He was honoured with Sahitya Akademi Award in 1972 for his book Buni Hui Rassi.[1]

Born on 29 March 1913 in the village Tigaria of Hoshangabad district in erstwhile Central Province of British India. Bhawani Bhai lived for a long time in Delhi but died on 20 February 1985 amidst his family members at Narsinghpur town of Madhya Pradesh where he had gone to attend a marriage function.[2]


Some of the notable works of Mishr are-

  • Ye kohare mere hain,
  • Trikaal sandhyaa,
  • Tus ki aag,
  • Kuchh neeti kuchh rajneeti,
  • Idaṃ na mam,
  • Geetfarosh,
  • Buni hui rassi.
  • kathputli kavita.
  • Satpuda ke ghane jungle (poem)
  • pahila pain (poem)
  • Ghar ki yaad (poem)


A Gandhian in thought and deeds, Mishr was deeply disturbed by the so-called effects of colonization in the country. He used to say it a kind of poisoned sweet in the garb of present English education system of India.[3]

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