Poet Kedarnath Agarwal, Banda - Bundelkhand; India

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About Kedar Nath Agarwal :
 
Kedarnath Agarwal (1911–2000) was a renowned Hindi language poet from Bundelkhand. He was a member of the Pragatisheel Lekhak Sangh, a body inspired by the leftist Progressive Writers' Movement. His writings have been translated into English, German, and Russian.
In recognition of these contributions, Kedarnath Agarwal was awarded the Soviet Land Nehru Prize in 1973. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1986. In 1995, Bundelkhand university conferred an honorary doctorate in literature (D.Litt) upon him. Other accolades included the Hindi Sansthan Uttar Pradesh Puraskar (1981); Tulsi Puraskar (1986); Mythili Sharan Gupta Puraskar (1990–91); and the Sahitya Vachaspati Manad Upaadhi (1990).
 

Name : Kedar Nath Agarwal 
Place of Birth : Gram- Kamasin District- Banda , Uttar Pradesh
Birth : 1 April 1911
Death : 22 June 2000
Wife's Name : Late Shri Parvati Devi

Professions :

Advocate since 1938 in Banda, U.P.
DGC Faujdari - 1963-1970
Also served as President of BAR Association for One Year.

Language : Hindi, Urdu, English
Education : BA, LLB, LB & D.Lit. ( Bundelkhand University, Jhansi)

Social Attachment :

President of Arya Kanya Intermediate College for many Years
Sanrakshak of Vinoba Bhave College- Kamasin

Awards given :

Soviet Land Nehru Prize in 1973. (सोवियत लैंड नेहरू पुरस्कार)
Sahitya Akademi Award in 1986. (साहित्य अकादमी पुरस्कार)
Bundelkhand university -honorary doctorate in literature (D.Litt) 
Hindi Sansthan Uttar Pradesh Puraskar in 1981. (हिंदी संस्थान पुरस्कार )
Tulsi Puraskar 1986. (तुलसी पुरस्कार)
Mythili Sharan Gupta Puraskar 1990-91. (मैथिलीशरण गुप्त पुरस्कार )
Sahitya Vachaspati Manad Upaadhi (1990)

 

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Bambay ka Raktasnan
Gulmehndi Pankh aur Patwar
Aag Ka Aayeena
Anhari Haryali
Khuli Aankhein Khuli Daine
Pushpadeep
Kahein Kedar Khari Khari
Apoorva
Mar Pyar ki Thapein
Yug Ki Ganga
Neend Ke Badal
Lok Aur Alok
He Meri Tum
Jo Shilayein Todte Hain
Aatma Gandh
Jamun Jal Tum
Bole Bol Amol
Phool nahin Rang Bolte Hain
and many more....

Literature Activities :

Member of 'Pragati Lekhak Sangh'.
Organized many Kavi Sammelans.

Childrens :

Daughter - Shrimati Syam Kumari
Daughter - Shrimati Kiran Kumari
Son - Shri Ashok Kumar

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Babu Kedar Nath Agarwal - 1990

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