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Laxmi Prasad Devkota
लक्ष्मीप्रसाद देवकोटा
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Portrait of Devkota
Personal details
Born 12 November 1909 (1966 Kartik 27 BS)
Dhobidhara, Kathmandu, Nepal
Died 14 September 1959
Kathmandu, Nepal
Nationality  Nepal
Spouse(s) Mandevi Chalise
Children 5 daughters and 4 sons
Parents Tilmadhav Devkota (Father), Amar Rajyalakshmi Devi (Mother)
Occupation Poet, Playwright, and novelist

Laxmi Prasad Devkota was a Nepali poet, playwright, scholar, and novelist. He is given the title of Mahakavi in Nepali Literature, which means The Great Poet. He is known as the poet with the golden heart. Some of his famous works are Muna Madan, Sulochana, Kunjini, and Sakuntala.

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