Jagdish Chaturvedi
Born9 January 1932
AwardsPadma Shri
Mahakavi Bihari Award

Jagdish Chaturvedi was an Indian poet of Hindi literature.[1] He was born on 15 August 1929,[1] 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.[2] Later, worked in All India Radio and the Central Hindi Directorate as an editor.[2] He published several books of prose and poetry[3][4] and also translated many books into Hindi language.[2] The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2003.[5] He died at his Delhi residence in 2015.[2]


  1. ^ a b Kartik Chandra Dutt (1999). Who's who of Indian Writers, 1999: A-M. Sahitya Akademi. p. 1490. ISBN 9788126008735.
  2. ^ a b c d "Renowned writer passes away". The Pioneer. 17 September 2015. Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Hindi Book Centre profile". Hindi Book Centre. 2015. Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  4. ^ Viśvamohana Tivārī (2004). Five Hindi Poets. Sampark. p. 111. ISBN 9788177680034.
  5. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.