Shyamlal Chaturvedi
Born1926 (1926)
Died7 December 2018(2018-12-07) (aged 91–92)
OccupationJournalist, author
LanguageHindi
NationalityIndian
CitizenshipIndia
Notable awards
  • Pandit Sundarlal Sharma Rajya Alankaran (2004)
  • Padma Shri (2018)

Shyamlal Chaturvedi (1926 – 7 December 2018) was a journalist and poet from the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. He was conferred the Padma Shri civilian honour in the field of literature and education, in the year 2018.[1]

Early life

Chaturvedi was born in Kotumi village in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh.[2]

Education

Chaturvedi earned a Master's degree through private coaching.[3]

Career

Chaturvedi was a representative of the Navbharat Times and Jansatta, and worked with various other newspapers in Bilaspur district. Later, he became the first chairperson of the Chhattisgarh Rajbhasha Commission. In a career spanning seven decades, he contributed to folk literature with various creative work, among them Bholwa Bholaram Banis and Parra Bar Lahee were most popular.[3]

On the occasion of Rajyotsav in 2004, Chaturvedi was given the Pandit Sundarlal Sharma Rajya Alankaran honour. He was conferred the Padma Shri civilian honour in the field of literature and education, in the year 2018.[1][4]

Death

Chaturvedi died of old age on 7 December 2018.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c साहित्यकार अौर वरिष्ठ पत्रकार पद्मश्री पं. श्यामलाल चतुर्वेदी का निधन [The death of writer and senior journalist Padma Shri Pandit Chaturvedi]. Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). Dainik Bhaskar. 7 December 2018. Retrieved 14 December 2018.((cite web)): CS1 maint: others (link)
  2. ^ "छत्तीसगढ़ के साहित्यकार पं. श्यामलाल चतुर्वेदी का निधन". Zee News Hindi. 7 December 2018. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  3. ^ a b Pioneer, The. "Guv condoles demise of Pt Shyamlal Chaturvedi". The Pioneer. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Music director Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja will be awarded the Padma Vibhushan award at the Republic Day celebrations on Friday by the President of India : Full list of winners". Thenewsminute.com. Retrieved 15 February 2019.