Ashok Uniyal ‘Agya’: A Garhwali Language Poet
Ashok Uniyal is teacher and belongs to orthodox Karm Kandi Brahmin family of Dabralsyun Uttarakhand. His family back ground and profession influence his poetry creation so much that his satiric poems become directive or inspirational poems.
Ashok Uniyal ‘Agya’ is born on 9 th July 1971 in a Himalayan village Amaldu, Dabralsyun of Gangasalan region of Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand .
Uniyal passed M.A and got B.Ed degree from Garhwal university and is teacher with state government of Uttarakhand.
Ashok Uniyal has been writing poems , stories and articles in Garhwali for many years. His articles, poems and stories are published in regional periodicals as Dhad, Chitthi, Bugyal, Gadh-Kum Times etc. Akashvani relayed many poems and stories of Ashok Uniyal and audiences praised his poems more than stories.
His poems are also published in two Garhwali poetry books - Gwai and biji Gyai Kavita
Ashok Uniyal writes various types of poetries with different subjects and in different forms and styles . Bat, Bhaduli, Bada log, Vonki Pachhyan, Paraj, Ghaghrandi Ag , Khairi, Vikash, Pachhyani bi Kaini, Hitile are his some famous poems in Garhwali admired by critics
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