Kumar Vishwas (डॉ. कुमार विश्वास ) (also spelt as Vishvas or Vishwas) is a renowned Hindi Poet and a professor of Hindi Literature from Pilkhuwa, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Early Life and Education
Kumar Vishwas was born on 10 February 1970, in Pilkhuwa, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh in a Gaur Brahmin family. He is the youngest among four brothers and a sister. He started his schooling from Lala Ganga Sahay School, Pilkhuwa where he spent a part of his childhood. His father Dr. Chandra Pal Sharma was Lecturer in R.S.S. Degree College, Pilkhuwa affiliated to Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut and his mother Smt. Rama Sharma is a home maker. After completing his intermediate from Rajputana Regiment Inter College, Pilkhuwa, his father wanted him to be an Engineer, but he had a passion for Poetry right from the childhood. He took no interest in engineering and decided to make career in the field of Poetry. He did Post Graduation in Hindi Literature.
Vishvas started his career as a professor in the year 1994 from Rajasthan. He has been teaching Hindi Literature to higher class students of Lala Lajpat Rai College for the last sixteen years.
Works and Achievements
Vishvas is a Poet of Hindi language. He is a poet of Shringara-Ras (Romantic Genre). He has participated in several Kavi sammelan and is a very renowned poet.
His fan communities on social networking websites like Orkut, and Facebook have largest number of fans as compared to other Hindi poets. Also, his videos on YouTube have in excess of 40 million views.His website is a frequently visited website among youths.
Dr Kumar Vishvas has written the 'Kul-Geet' or the University Anthem of Chaudhary Charan Singh University.
Besides being a known face among Hindi-knowing people across the world as a Poet, Dr Kumar Vishvas has been involving himself in several Social works. He is an active and renowned member of the Civil Society. He has been an integral part of Veteran Social Leader Anna Hazare's 'India against corruption' mission along with Mr Arvind Kejriwal and Mr Manish Sisodia for which he was arrested on 16 August 2011.
Vishvas has been performing regularly in Kavi sammelan all over India and abroad. The list includes INDIAN SCHOOL OF MINES, DHANBAD, Jamia Hamdard University, IIIT Hyderabad, NIFT Gandhinagar, IIT Guwahati, NIT ROURKELA, IIT Kanpur, IIT Roorkee, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Bubaneshwar, Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi, DA-IICT Gandhinagar, B.J. Medical College Ahmadabad , Sri Ram Murti Smarak College of Engineering and Technology Bareilly, Teerthanker Mahaveer Medical College Moradabad, MNIT Jaipur, Management Development Institute Gurgaon, Fore School of Management New Delhi, NIT Surat, B.S.Anangpuria Institute of Technology and Management Faridabad, KIIT University Bhubaneswar, NSIT Delhi, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra IIITM Gwalior, CDGI INDORE, Jawaharlal Nehru University Delhi,MNNIT Allahabad, NIT Patna, IIM Lucknow, NIT Jalandhar, NIT Trichy, NIT Durgapur, BITS, Pilani, LNCT Bhopal, MERI Kolkata, B.I.T. Sindri, IET Lucknow, SSGPURC hoshiarpur, JIIT, Noida, KNIT Sultanpur and MITS, Gwalior, Institute of Technology- BHU and Babasaheb Naik College Of Engineering Pusad.(Maharashtra)and several other institutions across India.
He has also been a part of corporate celebration across India.
Besides performing in almost all parts of India, Dr Kumar Vishvas has also performed in countries like USA, Dubai, Singapore, Japan, Muscat, Abu Dhabi, Nepal etc.
Kavya – Kumar in 1994 by Dr. Kunwar Baichain Kavya samman avam puruskaar samiti
Dr. Suman Alankarna in 2004 by Sahitya Bharti, Unnao.
Sahitya Shree - 2006 by Hindi-Punjabi Award Academy.
Dr Urmilesh "Geet Shree" Samman, 2010 by Dr Urmilesh Jan Chetna Samiti, Badaun