Kedarnath Singh

Indian writer

Kedarnath Singh (7 July 1934 – 19 March 2018) was an Indian poet. He was one of the most known modern poets writing in Hindi.[1] He was also a critic and essayist. He was awarded the Jnanpith Award (2013), Sahitya Akademi Award (1989) in Hindi for his poetry collection, Akaal Mein Saras (Cranes in Drought).

Kedar Nath Singh
Kedarnath Singh
Kedarnath Singh
Born(1934-07-07)7 July 1934
Chakia, Ballia district, Uttar Pradesh
Died19 March 2018(2018-03-19) (aged 83)
New Delhi, India
Notable awards


  1. "Kedarnath Singh, 1934". Retrieved 15 July 2012.

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