|Born||9 January 1932|
Mahakavi Bihari Award
Jagdish Chaturvedi was an Indian poet of Hindi literature. He was born on 15 August 1929, 48 years to the Indian Independence Day, at Gwalior in the state of Madhya Pradesh and after securing his master's degree in Philosophy, started his career by joining Madhav College, Ujjain as a member of its faculty. Later, worked in All India Radio and the Central Hindi Directorate as an editor. He published several books of prose and poetry and also translated many books into Hindi language. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2003. He died at his Delhi residence in 2015.
Recipients of Padma Shri in Literature & Education