Rup Mohan Saklani
There are many Garhwali creative who published books on Garhwali literature but they could not get recognition and now we cant get full information about them. One of Garhwali pets Rup Mohan Saklani is such poet who is unknown to my generation and new generation too
Rup Mohan Saklani belongs to Tihri and his family migrated to a village near Tihri from Saklana the original village of Saklanis. Rup Mohan Saklani was a Sanskrit teacher in Pratap High School Tihri.
Rup Mohan Saklani was Sanskrit scholar and was very much influenced by the poetries of Greatest Poet Kali Das. Saklani translated Meghdoot of Kalidas in Garhwali . Rup Mohan also wrote a book on great brave personality of Garhwal ‘Lodi Rikhola ‘ in poetic form.
His writing is in simple Garhwali and dialects are of Tihri area.
(Ref: Garhwali Chitra Shaili Ke Unnayak : Barrister Mukandi Lal edited by Bhakt Darshan)
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