Ashok Vajpeyi

Ashok Vajpeyi is a Hindi poet and critic and has been an instrumental figure in the arts in India. He has founded many cultural institutions, most notably the multi-arts complex Bharat Bhavan in Bhopal, Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University in Wardha, and The Raza Foundation. With more than 30 books of poetry and criticism published in Hindi, he has also written in English on Hindustani classical music and visual arts. His poetry has been published in various languages, including in Bengali, English, French, German, Gujarati, Marathi, Polish and Urdu.

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