Kedarnath Singh (7 July 1934 / Chakia, Ballia, Uttar Pradesh / India)
Kedar Nath Singh is one of the most prominent modern poets writing Hindi. He is also an eminent critic and essayist. He was awarded the 1989 Sahitya Akademi Award in Hindi for his poetry collection, Akaal Mein Saras (loose translation into English: Cranes in Drought).
He was born on 7th July 1934 in village Chakia of district Ballia in eastern Uttar Pradesh. He passed M.A from Kashi Hindu Vidyalaya and did his Ph.D from the same University. In Gorakhpur, he spent sometimes as a Hindi Teacher and went to Jawaharlal Nehru University, where he served as a professor of Hindi Language in Indian Languages Center and retired as a professor from Jawaharlal ... more »
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