Jaishankar Prasad

Jaishankar Prasad (30 January 1889 – 15 November 1937) was a prominent figure in modern Hindi literature as well as Hindi theatre. Prasad was his pen name. Prasad started writing poetry with the pen name of ‘Kaladhar’. The first collection of poem that Jai Shankar Prasad penned, named, Chitradhar, was written in Braj dialect of Hindi but his later works were written in Khadi dialect or Sanskritized Hindi.

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64 Greatest and Famous Poets of India

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In India, the vast history of literature can be traced to the 6th century BC. During this period, the great epics were composed in the form of verse. The country has a deep history of poetry as well. From divine Sanskrit verses wrote over 3,000 years ago to beautiful Urdu poetry that bloomed from the…