Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala'

(21 February 1896 – 15 October 1961 / Midnapore, West Bengal / British India)

Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala'
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Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala' (सूर्यकांत त्रिपाठी 'निराला') was one of the most famous figures of the modern Hindi literature. He was a poet, novelist, essayist and story-writer. He also drew many sketches.


Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala', one of the most significant poets of modern Hindi, was born on February 21, 1896 in a Brahmin family of Midnapore in Bengal (originally from Unnao,Uttar Pradesh). He was also a famous poet of Hindi Kavi Sammelan. Though a student of Bengali, Nirala took keen interest in Sanskrit from the very beginning. In time, through his natural intelligence and acquired knowledge, he became an authority on various languages – Bengali, English, ... more »

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