Chakradhar Augean : A Garhwali Poet and Prose maker
Chakradhar Bahuguna was a brilliant poet of Garhwali (Himalayan) language and he was also a prose writer of unique style.
Chakradhar Bahuguna belongs to village Pokhari, Patti- Chalansyun of Pauri Garhwal and was born on 19 August, 1920.
He did M.A in Sanskrit and phonology. He was an educationist.
He published two memorable poetry collections in Garhwali language- ‘ Mochhang’ and ‘Naubat’. critics and readers appreciated both the collections that his daughter Veena Pani Joshi (the famous creative of Garhwali, Kumaoni and Hindi) republished both the collections) .
Chakradhar Bahuguna was also a Garhwali (Himalayan) language prose maker and published ‘ Garhwali Dant Kathyen’ in Garhwali language in cooleboration with his daughter Veena Pani Joshi. Dant Kathayen is the collection of Folk Stories of Garhwal (Himalaya) .
Chakradhar Bahuguna expired on 24th September, 1982 in Dehradun.
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