Jagdish Prasad Singh
Jagdish Prasad Singh is an Indian writer who writes in Hindi and English languages. The Government of India honoured him, in 2013, by awarding him Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, for his contributions to the field of literature.
Jagdish Prasad Singh hails from Mirganj village in Rohtas district of Bihar, in India. He is a faculty member of Magadh University, Bodh gaya in Bihar, in the Department of English, and is credited with 10 novels and over 200 short stories in Hindi 7 novels in English and three critical studies. Some of his notable works are The Curfew, Ganga Snan, Godhuli and Visangati.