Uday Bhanu Hans

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Uday Bhanu
Born (1926-08-02) 2 August 1926 (age 92)
Daira Din Panah, Muzaffargarh, Punjab, Pakistan
Pen nameHans
OccupationPoet, Principal
LanguageHindi
NationalityIndian
EducationMaster of Arts (Hindi)
Notable awards
  • Haryana Sahitya Akademi
    1966 Rajya Kavi
  • Haryana Sahitya Akademi
    2006 Sur Puruskar
  • Haryana Sahitya Akademi
    2009 Haryana Sahitya Rattan Samman

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Uday Bhanu is a Hindi poet. He was bestowed with the title of the state poet of Haryana when Haryana was carved out as a new state in 1966.

Publications[edit]

Poetry[edit]

  • Bhedion Ke Dhang[1]
  • Hans Muktavali
  • Sant Sipahi[2]
  • Desan Mein Des Haryana[2]
  • Sankh aur Shehnai[2]

Books written about him[edit]

  • Uday Bhanu Hans Ki Kavya Sadhna[3]
  • Udaybhanu Hans Ke Partinidhi Geet[4]

Awards[edit]

When Haryana was carved out as a separate state in 1966, Uday Bhanu was declared as the state poet of Haryana.[5] He was awarded Sur Puruskar in 2006[6] and Haryana Sahitya Rattan Samman in 2009[7] by Haryana Sahitya Akademi. Uday Bhanu Hans Awards are given every year in his honour.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Uday Bhanu was born on 2 August 1926 at Daira Din Panah in Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan.[8] His family shifted to Hisar after partition of India in 1947 when he was 21 years old.[8] He completed his Master of Arts in Hindi language and joined as a teacher.[8] Yashpal Sharma was one of his students.[9] He retired as principal of Government College, Hisar[8] and now lives in Hisar.[2] He is also the secretary of Chandigarh Sahitya Akademi[10] and member of advisory committee of Haryana Sahitya Akademi.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bhedion Ke Dhang". Geeta-Kavita. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d Gazetteer of India, Haryana- Hisar (PDF). Chandigarh: Revenue Department, Govt. of Haryana. 1987. p. 309. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Uday Bhanu Hans Ki Kavya Sadhna". Gautam Buddha Government Degree College, Faizabad. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Books received". The Tribune. 9 October 2005. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Comprehensive essay on the literature of Haryana". PreserveArticles.com. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
  6. ^ a b c "Sahitya Akademi chief under fire". The Tribune. 4 July 2008. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
  7. ^ "Haryana Sahitya Akademi Awards". General Knowledge Today. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
  8. ^ a b c d "Poet's Introduction". Paigaam. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
  9. ^ "To teacher's with love". DB Corp Ltd. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
  10. ^ "Haryana Governor releases two books". WebIndia123.com. 1 February 2012. Retrieved 8 July 2012.