Chitra Singh Kandari : A Garhwali language poet of depicting village life
Chitra Singh Kandari has not written much but whatever he wrote is effective in terms of depicting the village life of past Garhwal.
Chitra Singh Kandari is born on 2nd February 1941 in a Himalayan village Naugaon, Patti Savali of Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand. After high schooling, Chitra Singh Kandari joined CRPF and retired from there.
Chitra singh Kandari had written around fifteen poems in Garhwali language and Nyuto, Bisaunya, Inu Kilai, Chaunfula are his representative poems.
Chitra singh is successful in depicting village life of past Garhwal in many poems and in some poems he raised the questions about wrong happenings in the society. His language is simple and Chitra Singh Kandari has used symbols and imagery of Garhwali village efficiently.
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