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Shambhunath Singh (17 June 1916 - 3 September 1991) was a Hindi writer, freedom fighter, poet and social worker. He was born in Rawatpar village, Deoria district, Uttar Pradesh, India. He did his M.A. in Hindi, earned a Doctoral degree, and worked as a teacher at Kashi Vidyapith, and finally retired as Professor and Head of the Hindi Department, Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi.
Shambhunath Singh was a lyric poet, though he has written a few plays and literary criticism also.
He has written a book-length reevaluation of the book 'Chhayavada'.
He started the Navageet movement with publishing his collection of poems Divalok. In this book, despair frustration and desire for beauty are the major themes.
Later he shifted to the holy city of Varanasi with his late wife Prabhavati Singh.
He has special place in the history of Hindi poetry. His poems show new intellectual consciousness. Portrayal of the modern inconsistency in the human life is the unique features of his writings.
A Non-Governmental Organization working for the deprived and marginalized peoples of the community is named after him. The name of the organization is Dr. Shambhunath Singh Research Foundation (SRF).
- Samay ki shila par
- Jaha dard neela hai
- Harijan geet (on Dalits)
- Rup rashmi (1946)
- Chāyāloka (1970)
- Udayācala (1970)
- Navgeet Dashak (1982)
- Hindī ālocanā ke jyoti-stambha (1972)
- Lal, Mohan (1992). Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature: Sasay to Zorgot. Sahitya Akademi. ISBN 9788126012213.
- Trivedi, Harish (1993). Colonial Transactions: English Literature and India. Manchester University Press. ISBN 9780719046056.
- Das, Sisir Kumar (1991). History of Indian Literature: 1911-1956, struggle for freedom : triumph and tragedy. Sahitya Akademi. ISBN 9788172017989.
- "Home". www.srf.org.in. Retrieved 2017-12-26.
- Singh, Shambhu Nath (1970). Chāyāloka (in Hindi). Prabhā Prakāśana.
- Singh, Shambhu Nath (1970). Udayācala (in Hindi). Prabhā Prakāśana.
- SINGH, SHAMBHU NATH (1982). Navgeet Dashak, Edited by Shambhu Nath Singh. publisher not identified.
- Singh, Shambhu Nath (1972). Hindī ālocanā ke jyoti-stambha (in Hindi). Samakālīna Prakāśana.
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