Padma Bhushan Mahadevi Verma (Happy Birthday)
If today you had visited Google then you would have seen the Google Doodle giving tribute to the famous Hindi writer Mahadevi Verma which is my favorite writer in Hindi. So today we will talk brief about her. So let’s begin…..
Mahadevi Verma was born on 27 April 1907 in the city of Farukhabad in Uttar Pradesh. She completed her graduation from University Of Allahabad. She generally was a poet but also written many famous books for example Gillu one of my favorite book written by her.
- Padma Bhushan In 1956.
- Sahitya Akademi In 1979.
- Gyan Peeth Award In 1982.
- Padma Vibhushan In 1988.
She was a lover of animals and had many animals at her home. Gillu is a story book written on her pet Squirrel whose name was Gillu.
Works Of Mahadevi Verma
Varma is considered to be one of the four major poets of the Chhayavaadi school of the Hindi literature, others being Suryakant Tripathi ‘Nirala’, Jaishankar Prasad and Sumitranandan Pant. She drew a number of illustrations for her poetic works like Yama.
One of her other works is Neelkanth which talks about her experience with a peacock, which is included as a chapter into the syllabus of Central Board of Secondary Education for 7th graders.
She has also written Gaura which is based on her real life, in this story she wrote about a beautiful cow. Mahadevi Verma is also known for her childhood memoir, Mere Bachpan Ke Din and Gillu, which was inducted into the syllabus of India’s Central Board of Secondary Education for the 9th grade.
In addition, her poem “Madhur Madhur Mere Deepak Jal” is a part of CBSE curriculum (Hindi-B) for 10th grade.
Mahadevi Verma died on 11 September 1987.
Tribute By Google Doodle
Google as well has given tribute to prolific writer and poet Mahadevi Verma by Google Doodle, if you are visiting this page today(27 April) then go to google and see the google doodle, or else I will be also posting a screenshot of it.
My tribute to prolific writer-poet Shri Mahadevi Verma.
A post by Bhupender Singh