Articles tagged under: Poetry

Centre approves renaming of Majadar village as Kagdham as tribute to great poet Dula Bhaya Kag

August 16, 2014

Ahmedabad, 16 August 2014 Union Home Ministry has approved a proposal to change the name of Majadar village in Gujarat as Kagdham. Majadar village is situated in Rajula taluka of Amreli district. According to Department of General Administration, Government of Gujarat the village has been renamed now as Kagdham, as approval of Department of Home, Government of India has arrived for the same. One of the most famous folk litterateur/poet Kag Bapu or Dula Bhaya Kag wa...Read More

Narendra Modi launches woman poet’s Hindi poetry book on Gujarat

May 22, 2013

Gandhinagar, 22 May 2013 Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi today launched a poetry collection of Hindi poet Ritupriya Khare titled as 'Jay Jay Garvi Gujarat - Jivan Hai Utsav Jaha' in Gandhinagar. The coffee table book has fifty Hindi poetries covering unique features of Gujarat's development under the leadership of Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Chief Minister Shri Modi congratulated Ritupriya Khare - a non-Gujarati poet - for her love for Gujar...Read More

Amreli to mark Kavi Shri Ramesh Parekh’s birth anniversary

January 25, 2013

Amreli, 25 January 2013 Amreli town will celebrate late poet Shri Ramesh Parekh's birth anniversary on 27 January. The event has been organized by Gujarat Sahitya Akademy, Rupayatan and Mudra under the title of 'Ful sami hu drashti fenku'. Shri Parekh's wife Rasilaben will inaugurate the event. The programme will be held in three parts. The first session 'Gajaro 1' will be addressed by Vallabh Vidyanagar based Gunvant Vyas. He will talk about Ramesh Parekh's life and wor...Read More

Dramatic reading of Sitanshu Yashaschandra’s ‘Jaagine Joun to’ this Tuesday

August 26, 2012

Ahmedabad, 26 August 2012 Fanatika Theatre Club and TransIndus Foundation in collaboration with Alliance Francaise d'Ahmedabad and Gujarati Sahitya Parishad have organized VACHIKAM (dramatic reading) of Sitanshu Yashaschandra's JAAGINE JOUN TO.. with live music, original compositions directed by Nisarg Trivedi on Tuesday, 28 August 2012 at7:00 pm at Gujarati Sahitya Parishad. Padmashri Sitanshu Yashaschandra will be present on the occasion. Entry is free in this event and it ...Read More

Legendary Gujarati poet Suresh Dalal passes away

August 10, 2012

Shri Suresh Dalal was lastly in Ahmedabad to launch poet Ankit Trivedi's book Ahmedabad, 10 August 2012 Mumbai based legendary Gujarati poet Shri Suresh Dalal is no more. He passed away on Friday evening due to heart attack. Sureshbhai is survived by his wife Sushila Dalal and two daughter Niyati and Mitali. A day before his death he had visited Image publications office to complete his three columns. On Janmashtami evening, when Sureshbhai was taking pills just afte...Read More

“My all poetries are autobiographical” (Video)

May 15, 2012

Ahmedabad, 15 May 2012 Presented above is the video of veteran Gujarati poet Shri Rajendra Shukla's address at Amdavad book fair's literary session. Shri Rajendra Shukla's lecture was titled as 'Poetry and me.' Shri Shukla said his all poetries are autobiographical. He said he first feels the things, and then pen them down as poetry. Enjoy the video. Read More

Doordarshan Ahmedabad presents Girnar Shiromani award to Upendra Trivedi, Shyamal Saumil Munshi, Vinod Joshi, others(Video)

April 23, 2012

Ahmedabad, 23 April 2012 Doordarsha kendra, Ahmedabad on the occassion of its silver jubilee year honored 10 achievers from different fields of Gujarat with Girnar Shiromani Award 2012. An award function was organized on 19th of April in Ahmedabad's Tagore hall. While the life time achievement award was presented to veteran Gujarati film and stage actor Upendra Trivedi, famous music composer/singer duo Shyamal Saumil were honored for their contribution to Gujarati music. Poet S...Read More

Ankit Trivedi to receive ‘Yuva Gaurav Puraskar’ of Gujarat govt

April 10, 2012

Ahmedabad, 10 April, 2012 Ankit Trivedi, one of the most well-known contemporary Gujarati young poets, will receive Gujarat government's 'Yuva Gaurav Puraskar' on Thursday, 12th of April, 2012 in Ahmedabad's Thakorbhai Desai hall. Minister Shri Fakirbhai Vaghela will present the award in presence of local MLA and city BJP President Rakesh Shah and Mayor of Ahmedabad Shri Asit Vora. On this occasion, veteran Gujarati poet Shri Suresh Dalal will speak on Ankit's contributi...Read More

Gujarati Poet Natvarlal Pandya ‘Ushnas’ passes away

November 06, 2011

Ahmedabad/Vapi, 6 November, 2011 Veteren poet Shri Natvarlal Pandya 'Ushnas' passed away today. He was 91. Usahnas, born in Vadodara's Savli(28-9-1920)town. After having education in Mehsana, Siddhpur, Savli and Dabhoi he passed B.A with Sanskrit in Vadodara's in 1942. In 1945 he passed M.A. with Gujarati as main subject from same university. Later he worked in Rosery high school, Garda college(Navsari), arts college(Valsad). He became Gujarati Adhyapak Sangh's P...Read More

Selected poetries picked from AMC’s Sanskar Chauro event(Video)

September 11, 2011
Selected poetries picked from AMC’s Sanskar Chauro event(Video)

Ahmedabad,11 September 2011 On Saturday(11 September, 2011) evening, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation organized a Kavi sammelan in city’s Tagore hall under ‘Sanskar chauro’ initiative. City Mayor attended the event throughout and appreciated poets for their creation. Krusha Dave (one of the poets) praised the mayor to encourage poets and hoped many more similar initiatives were take. Gujarat’s best known contemporary poets graced the occasion. Some of the select...Read More

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