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Atal Bihari Vajpayee – The First Indian PM to Deliver a Speech in Hindi at the United Nations General Assembly in 1977

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee has the distinction of being the Prime Minister of India for three terms. The last one was from 1999 to 2004...

Sumitranandan Pant – The Great Indian Poet of the “Chhayavaadi” School

  Quick Facts Name: Sumitranandan Pant Birth Name: Gosain Dutt Famous As: Poet Birth Date: 20 May 1900 (Bageshwar, Uttarakhand) Died On: 28 December 1977 Nationality: Indian Awards: Sahitya Akademi Award (1960); Padma Bhushan...

Satyajit Ray – The Most Celebrated Filmmaker From India Who Was Considered A Genius

  Quick Facts Name: Satyajit Ray Also Fondly Known As: Manik Da Famous As: Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Music Composer, Calligrapher, Illustrator, Writer Birth Date: 2 May 1921 (Kolkata, West Bengal) Died On:...

Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai – The Great Indian Writer who Brought International Recognition to Malayalam Literature

      Quick Facts Name: Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai Also Known As: Kerala Maupassant Pen Name: Thakazhi Famous As: Novelist Birth Date: 17 April 1912 Birth Place: Thakazhi Village, Alappuzha District, Kerala Died On: 10 April 1999 Nationality: Indian Spouse: Karthyayani Amma Awards:...

Jyotirao Govindrao Phule – The Great Indian Social Reformer Who Pioneered Women Education In India

    Quick Facts Full Name: Jyotirao Govindrao Phule Also Known As: Mahatma Phule, Jyotiba Phule, Jotiba Phule, Jotirao Phule Famous As: Social Activist, Social Reformer, Founder of Satyashodhak Samaj Birth Date:...

Rahul Sankrityayan – The Genius Who Was Also The Father of Indian Travel Literature

  Quick Facts Name: Rahul Sankrityayan Birth Name: Kedarnath Pandey Also Known As: "Father of Indian Travel Literature”, “Mahapandit” Famous As: Travel Writer, Historian Birth Date: 9 April 1893 Birth Place: Pandaha Village, Azamgarh...

Mahadevi Verma – The Great Indian Poetess Who Left Her Indelible Mark In Indian Literature

  Quick Facts Name: Mahadevi Verma Also Known As: The Modern Meera Famous As: Novelist, Poet, Writer, Educationist Born On: 26 March 1907 (Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh) Died On: 11 September 1987 Nationality: Indian Awards:...

Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayan ‘Agyeya’ – The Great Indian Revolutionary who made lasting contributions to Hindi Literature

  Quick Facts Full Name: Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayan Pen Name: Ajneya Famous As: Writer, Critic, Revolutionary Birth Date: 7 March 1911  Birth Place: Kasya, Kushinagar District, Uttar Pradesh Died On: 4 April 1987 Nationality: Indian Awards:...

Phanishwar Nath ‘Renu’ – The Great Hindi Writer Who is Ranked Next to Munshi Premchand

  Quick Facts Name: Phanishwar Nath 'Renu' Birth Name: Fanindranath Mukhopadhaya Famous As: Writer, Novelist Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 4 March 1921  Birth Place: Village - Aurahi Hingna, Araria district, Bihar Died On: 11 April...

Kartar Singh Duggal – The Indian Top Bureaucrat Who Was Also One of the Greatest Writers of India Post-Independence

  Quick Facts Name: Kartar Singh Duggal Famous As: Writer Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 1 March 1917 Birth Place: Dhamal, Rawalpindi District, British India (now in Pakistan) Died On: 26 January...

Vishnu Vāman Shirwādkar ‘Kusumagraj’ – The Eminent Poet, Playwright and Novelist, Who Was the Shakespeare of Marathi Literature

  Quick Facts Name: Vishnu Vāman Shirwādkar Better Known As: Kusumagraj Famous As: Poet Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 27 February 1912 (Pune, Maharashtra) Died On: 10 March 1999 Awards: Sahitya Akademi Award (1974), Jnanpith Award...

Dr. Bhabendra Nath Saikia – The Legendary Award-Winning Writer and Filmmaker from Assam

  Quick Facts Name: Bhabendra Nath Saikia Famous As: Teacher, Filmmaker, Writer Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 20 February 1932 (Nagaon, Assam) Died On: 13 August 2003 Awards: Sahitya Akademi Award (1976), Padma Shri...

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