Kanhiyalal Prabhakar Mishra
Born29 May 1906
Died9 May 1995 (1995-05-10) (aged 88)
Freedom fighter
ChildrenHarsh prabhakar , Yash Prabhakar
AwardsPadma Shri

Kanhiyalal Prabhakar Mishra was an Indian journalist, writer and freedom fighter.[1] He was born on 29 May 1906 at Deoband, Saharanpur in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.[2] He participated in the Indian freedom struggle and endured jail terms several times.[1] Mishra published several books[3] and Deep Jale Sankh Baja ("दीप जले-शंख बजे"), Mati ho gai Sona (माटी हो गई सोना), Jindagi Muskarai ("ज़िन्दगी मुस्कुराई"), Baje payaliya ke ghungroo ( "बाजे पायलिया के घुंघरू"), Nayi pidhi nayi Vichar (‘नयी पीढ़ी, नये विचार’) and Aakash ke Tare Dharti ke Phool आकाश के तारे- धरती के फूल) are some of his notable works.[4] He was also the editor of the journal, the Enlightenment.[1] The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian award of Padma Shri in 1990.[5] Five years later, Mishra died on 9 May 1995, at the age of 88.[2]


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  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.