Spotlight on Kishan Smailpuri

Name of the Book : Kishan Samailpuri: Rachna Sanchayan ( in Dogri)
Author : Narsingh Dev Jamwal
Publication by : Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi
Pages : 248
Price : Rs 220

The Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi has published another book in Dogri entitled ” Kishan Smailpuri: Rachna Sanchayan” focusing on the life, literary work as well as his contribution to his mother-tongue, Dogri language.
It is authored by eminent writer Narsingh Dev Jamwal, who is also recipient of covetous Sahitya Akademi award and has to his credit many authoritative books.
This book written after much research work, highlights the major events in the life of the noted Dogri writer Kishan Smailpuri and also his selected poetic compositions in Dogri
Sweet Musical Tone.
The Sahitya Akademi has been publishing a series of books, including “Makers of Dogri Literature”, and this present work of N.D. Jamwal is very welcome for the Dogri readership. The Sahitya Akademi had instituted prestigious award for the Dogri writers/poets since the year 1970 and is still going on with this step to project and promote this language and its literature.
Prominent Poet
The Dogri has been included in the 8th Schedule of the Indian Constitution on December 22, 2003 and is now making steady progress along with all other Indian regional languages.
This present 248-page publication entitled “Kishan Smailpuri : Rachna Sanchayan” highlights his sweet Dogri poetic compositions and give glimpses of Dogri poet’s life.
Both the author N.D. Jamwal as well as Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi deserve high praise for this book which will be of immense interest to the Dogri readership.
(Starline Syndicate Service)