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Kedar Nath Singh
Kedarnath Singh
Kedarnath Singh
Born (1934-07-07)7 July 1934
Chakia, Ballia district, Uttar Pradesh
Died 19 March 2018(2018-03-19) (aged 83)
New Delhi, India
Occupation Poet
Nationality Indian
Notable awards
  • Sahitya Akademi Award (1989)
  • Jnanpith Award (2013)

Kedarnath Singh (7 July 1934 – 19 March 2018) was an Indian poet. He was one of the most known modern poets writing in Hindi. 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).

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