Vidya Vindu Singh (born 2 July 1945) is an Indian author in Hindi and Awadhi languages. She is best known for her broad work in folk and children's literature.[1] Singh has been awarded Padma Shri in 2022 by the Government of India for her contributions in the field of literature & education.[2]


Vidya Vindu Singh
Vidya Vindu Singh receiving Padma Shri award from President Ram Nath Kovind
Vidya Vindu Singh receiving Padma Shri award from President Ram Nath Kovind
Born (1945-07-02) 2 July 1945 (age 76)
Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh
OccupationWriter
LanguageHindi and Awadhi
Notable awardsPadma Shri (2022)

She has published more than hundred works which include collections of poems, stories and Awadhi folk songs.[3] Moreover, she has also composed more than two dozen folk songs for the festival of Raksha Bandhan in Awadhi and other regional dialects of the region.[4] Apart from her contribution to literature, she is also known for her social work.[5]

Early life and education

Born in the Jaitpur village of Faizabad district in Uttar Pradesh, Vidya is the daughter of Devanarayan and Pranadevi Singh.[6]

Her initial education was completed from Jalalpur. Thereafter, she completed her M. A. in Hindi literature from Agra University followed by a PhD from Banaras Hindu University.[3]

Bibliography

Awards

References

  1. ^ Ganga, A. B. P. (2022-01-26). "UP: मशहूर लेखिका विद्या बिंदु सिंह को मिला पद्म श्री पुरस्कार, पहले मिल चुके हैं ये सम्मान". www.abplive.com (in Hindi). Retrieved 2022-03-20.
  2. ^ a b "Padma Awardees 2022" (PDF). Padma Awards.
  3. ^ a b "Interview: पारिवारिक जिंदगी में कभी वक्त नहीं मिला, कभी रात-रातभर जागकर रचनाएं लिखी तो कभी सफर में: पद्मश्री डॉ. विद्या विंदु सिंह". Good News Today TV GNT (in Hindi). Retrieved 2022-03-20.
  4. ^ "Writer's bond with folk tunes keeps rakhi songs well strung | Lucknow News - Times of India". The Times of India. TNN. Aug 7, 2017. Retrieved 2022-03-20.
  5. ^ "Padma Vibhushan for two, Padma Shri for nine in Uttar Pradesh". Hindustan Times. 2022-01-26. Retrieved 2022-03-20.
  6. ^ "विद्या विन्दु सिंह / परिचय - कविता कोश". kavitakosh.org (in Hindi). Retrieved 2022-03-20.
  7. ^ सिंह, डॉ विद्या विन्दु (2022-01-22). विद्या विन्दु सिंह की 21 कहानियाँ (in Hindi). Kalpana Prakashan.
  8. ^ Singh ), डॉ विद्या विन्दु सिंह ( Dr Vidhya Vindu (2022-01-06). लडडू गोपाल के माई ( Laddu Gopal ke Mai ): अवधी उपन्यास (in Hindi). Alina Books.
  9. ^ Singh ), डॉ विद्या विन्दु सिंह ( Dr Vidhya Vindu (2021-08-04). फुलवा बरन मन सीता ( Phulwa Baran Man Sita ): ( अवधी कविताएं ) (in Hindi). Kalpana Prakashan.
  10. ^ Singh ), डॉ विद्या विन्दु सिंह ( Dr Vidhya Vindu (2021-09-11). सड़क पर उगते बच्चे ( Sadak Par Ugte Bacche ): लघुकथाएँ (in Hindi). K.K. Publications.
  11. ^ Singh, Dr Vidya Vindu (2021-01-19). Awadhi Lokgeet Virasat (in Hindi). Prabhat Prakashan. ISBN 978-93-84344-39-9.
  12. ^ Singh, Vidya Vindu (2021-12-17). Uttar Pradesh Ki Lokkathayen (in Hindi). Prabhat Prakashan. ISBN 978-93-5521-020-3.
  13. ^ Vindu, Vidya Singh (2018). Avadhi Vachik Katha Lok: Abhipray Chintan (in Hindi). Prabhat Prakashan Pvt. Limited. ISBN 978-93-86871-37-4.
  14. ^ Singh, Vidya Vindu (2015-01-01). HIRANYAGARBHA (in Hindi). Prabhat Prakashan. ISBN 978-93-83110-60-5.
  15. ^ Singh, Vidya Vindu (2014-01-01). Jangnama (in Hindi). Prabhat Prakashan. ISBN 978-93-82901-50-1.
  16. ^ Singh, Vidya Vindu (2013-01-01). Shilantar (in Hindi). Prabhat Prakashan. ISBN 978-93-83110-17-9.
  17. ^ Singh, Vidya Vindu (2012-01-01). Dholak Rani More Nit Uthi Ayu (in Hindi). Prabhat Prakashan. ISBN 978-93-80183-82-4.
  18. ^ Singh, Vidya Vindu (2012-01-01). Kashiwas (in Hindi). Prabhat Prakashan. ISBN 978-93-81063-40-8.
  19. ^ "यूपी हिंदी संस्थान ने की 2016 के पुरस्कारों की घोषणा, आनंद प्रकाश को सर्वोच्च भारत-भारती सम्मान". Amar Ujala (in Hindi). Retrieved 2022-03-20.
  20. ^ "लेखक विद्या विंदु सिंह का व्यक्तित्व". www.hindisamay.com. Retrieved 2022-03-20.