|Occupation Poet, academician|
Died November 27, 2002, Ujjain
|Name Shivmangal Suman|
|Born 5 August 1915Jhagarpur Unnao District, Uttar Pradesh, British India (1915-08-05) |
Notable works Mitti Ki Baarat, Hillol, Jeevan Ke Gaan
Notable awards 1974: Sahitya Akademi Award1999: Padma Bhushan1974: Padma Shri1958: Deva Puraskar1974: Soviet Land Nehru Award1993: Shikhar Samman1993: Bharat Bharti Award
Relatives Avinash Singh Chauhan (Naati)
Awards Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, Sahitya Akademi Award to Hindi writers
Education Banaras Hindu University
Dhadhak rahi marghat ki jwala a poem by dr shivmangal singh suman
- Dhadhak rahi marghat ki jwala a poem by dr shivmangal singh suman
- Toofano ki oor ghuma do naavik nij patwar by shivmangal singh suman
- Awards and honours
Upon his death, the then Prime Minister of India, said, "Dr Shiv Mangal Singh ‘Suman’ was not only a powerful signature in the field of Hindi poetry, but he was also the custodian of the collective consciousness of his time. His creations not only expressed the pain of his own feelings, but were also fearless constructive commentary on the issues of the era.".
Toofano ki oor ghuma do naavik nij patwar by shivmangal singh suman
Shivmangal Singh 'Suman' was born on 5 August 1915 at Jhagarpur, Unnao district in Uttar Pradesh (India). He was a leading Hindi writer and poet. He earned a M.A. and Ph.D. in Hindi from Benaras Hindu University. The university also honoured him with a D.Litt. in 1950.
Suman worked as the Vice Chancellor of Vikram University (Ujjain) during 1968-78; the Vice-President of Uttar Pradesh Hindi Sansthan, Lucknow; Press & Cultural Attache, Indian Embassy, Kathmandu (Nepal) during 1956-61; and the President, Association of Indian Universities (New Delhi) during 1977-78.
He was the Executive President, Kalidas Academy, Ujjain, until he died of heart attack on 27 November 2002.