Promoters & Preservers of Sindhyat

Promoters & Preservers of Sindhyat

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Krishin Sunderdas Vachhani

Name Krishin Sunderdas Vachhani
Title if any  : Krishin ‘Rahi’
Date of Birth : Larkana, Sind (Pakistan)
Place of Birth : 25.5.1932
Academic Attainments          : B.A.
Permanent Residential
: 41/601, Happy Valley,
Chitalsar Manpada
Thane (W) - 400 607
Telephone Nos. : (R)91-22-2589 0401
Occupation/ Profession : Retd. Govt. Official, 
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre,

Significant Literary Achievements/ Contributions :

1.    ‘Lurk Ain Murk’ (Tears & Smile),        Short stories, 1956.  
2.    ‘Kumach’ (A bow of a fiddle),     Poems, 1969.
3.    ‘Vasan Sanda Ves’ (Sight of Rainfall), Poems 1987.
       Rahi is both poet and literary critic.

Recognition By Way Of Award/ Honours :

•    Award for his book Kumach, 1971 (At New Delhi by Sahitya Akademi, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India).
•    Award for his book Vasan Sanda Ves, 1989 (At Mumbai by Maharashtra State Sindhi Sahitya Academy).
    Gaurav Puraskar for significant literary contributions, 1990 (At Mumbai by Govt. of Maharashtra)
•    Life time Achievement in literature award, 2001 from maharashtra state sindhi sahitya Academy.

Additional Information :

i)    Rahi has 50 years contribution in Sindhi poetry, literary criticism and short story writing.   He edited several magazines and periodicals also.  He has been associated with number of literary organizations.
ii)   His poetry is endowed with lyrical quality of Sindhi folklore.

Finale :

Rahi is recognised as a prominent poet and a literary critic by Sindhi community.  He is influenced by the traditional poetry and is also conversant with the progressive poetry of the day.  He does beautiful bending of both traditional and new progressive poetry.  He is a constructive and  positive critic and is also an eloquent debator.

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