Sohan Lal Dwivedi

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Sohan Lal Dwivedi
Born22 February 1906
Died1 March 1988
OccupationPoet, freedom fighter
AwardsPadma Shri

Sohan Lal Dwivedi (1906–1988) was an Indian poet,[1] Gandhian and freedom fighter,[2] known for his patriotic poems such as Tumhe Naman, a poem on Mahatma Gandhi, Ali Racho Chand, Khadi Geet, Giriraj, Nayanon ki Resham Dori se, Mathrubhumi, Prakriti Sandesh, Jay Rashtra Nishan, Re Man, Vandana and Himalay.[3] Born on 22 February 1906 at Bindki, a small village in Fatehpur in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, he secured a master's degree (MA) in Hindi and did higher studies in Sanskrit.[4] He published several anthologies[5] like Bhairavi, Pooja Geet, Prabhati, Yugadhar, Kunal, Chetna and Basuri.[4] Hum Balveer[6] and Andheri Raath[7] are two of his other notable works.

Dwivedi died on 1 March 1988 at the age of 82. Considered as a national poet,[4] he was honoured by the Government of India in 1970 with Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award.[8]

Presently his daughter Ms. Akanksha Dwivedi [9] working to promote his literature through social media and kavi sammelan.

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  1. ^ "Cusat". Cochin University of Science and Technology. 1988. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
  2. ^ "TOI". Times of India. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Tumhe Naman". Geeta Kavita. 2015. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "Anubhuti". Anubhuti. 2015. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Geeta Kavita list". Geeta Kavita. 2015. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
  6. ^ Sohan Lal Dwivedi. Hum Balveer. Rajpal and Sons. ISBN 978-8170286196.
  7. ^ Sohan Lal Dwivedi (2011). Andheri Nagri. Rajpal and Sons. ISBN 978-8170286202.
  8. ^ "Padma Shri" (PDF). Padma Shri. 2015. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  9. ^ https://www.facebook.com/PoetAkanskha/

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