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Mahadevi Varma

Mahadevi Varma ( 26 March 1906 September 11, 1987) best known as an outstanding Hindi poet, was a freedom fighter, woman's activist and educationist from India. She is widely regarded as the "modern Meera"[citation needed]. She was a major poet of the Chhayavaad generation, a period of romanticism in Modern Hindi poetry ranging from 1914-1938. With passage of time, her limited but outstanding prose has been recognised as unique in Hindi Literature. She was a prominent poet in Hindi Kavi sammelans (Gatherings of poets). She was the Principal, and then the Vice Chancellor of Prayag Mahila Vidyapeeth, a woman's residential college in Allahabad. She was awarded India's highest litera

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Adhyayan Suman

Adhyayan Suman born 13 January 1988 in Mumbai, India is an Indian actor who debuted in the Bollywood film industry with "Haaledil". He is the son of Bollywood actor Shekhar Suman.Adhyayan Suman is the son of actor Shekhar Suman and Alka Suman. Adhyayan's debut film in Bollywood is Haal-e-dil directed by Anil Devgan and produced by Kumar Mangat. He delivered his first hit movie Raaz The Mystery Continues with Emraan Hashmi & Kangna Ranaut, critics claimed that he was not bad in the movie and had brushed up his acting skills but they mentioned that lead roles do not suit him and he should stick to supporting and negative roles. In his very third movie Jashnn, Adhyayan proved the

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Nirmal Verma

Nirmal Verma 3 April 1929 25 October 2005) was a Hindi writer, novelist, activist and translator. He is credited as being one of pioneers of Nayi Kahani (New Story) literary movement of Hindi literature, wherein his first collection of stories, Parinde (Birds) is considered its first signature. In his career spanning five decades and various forms of literature, like story, travelogue and essays, he penned five novels, eight short-story collections and nine books of non fiction, including essays and travelogues. Nirmal Verma was born on (3 April 1929 in Shimla, where his father worked as an officer in the Defense Department of the British Indian Government. He was the fifth chi

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Paramahansa Yogananda

Paramahansa Yogananda (January 5, 1893 March 7, 1952), born Mukunda Lal Ghosh (Bengali: Mukundo Lal Ghosh), was an Indian yogi and guru who introduced many westerners to the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his book, Autobiography of a Yogi.Yogananda was born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India to a devout Kshatriya family.According to his younger brother, Sananda, from his earliest years young Mukunda s awareness and experience of the spiritual was far beyond the ordinary. In his youth he sought out many of India's Hindu sages and saints, hoping to find an illuminated teacher to guide him in his spiritual quest.

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Khudiram Bose

Khudiram Bose (3 December 1889 11 August 1908) was a Bengali revolutionary, one of the youngest revolutionaries early in the Indian independence movement. At the time of his hanging, he was 18 years, 7 months 11 days oldbarely a legal adult. Khudiram Bose was born on 3 December 1889 in the village Habibpur near the town of Midnapur in the Midnapore district of West Bengal. His father Trailokyanath Basu was the revenue agent of the town of the Nadazol province. His mother was Lakshmipriya Devi. He was the fourth child after 3 daughters Aparupa, Sarojini and Nanibala (two previous sons had died in infancy). taken over by superstitious fear of another case of infant mortality, the mother,

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