Promoters & Preservers of Sindhyat

Promoters & Preservers of Sindhyat

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Vasdev ‘Mohi’

Name Vasdev ‘Mohi’
Title if any  : ‘Mohi’
Date of Birth : Mirpur Khas, Sind (Pakistan)
Place of Birth : 2-3-1944
Academic Attainments          : M.A. M.Ed.
Permanent Residential
: A-355 Nayannagar,
Sahijpur Bogha,
Ahmedabad 382345
Telephone Nos. : (R) 91-79-281 8416   
Occupation/ Profession : Teacher,  Indian High School, Dubai (UAE)

Significant Literary Achievements/ Contributions :

1.    ‘Tazaad’ (Contradictions), Poems, 1976.
2.    Subuh Kithe Aahe (Where is the morning?),
       Poems, 1983.                  
3.    Manku,  Poems on one character, 1992.
4.    Barf Jo Thahyal (Made of Ice), Ghazals, 1996.
5.    Chuhinb Mein Kakha (Straw in Beak of Bird), Ghazals & Poems, 2001.

Recognition By Way Of Award/ Honours :

•    Kishinchand Bewas Award for his book Manku, 1995 (At Ahmedabad by Gujarat Sindhi Sahitya Academy).
•    Narayan Shyam Award for his book  Barf Jo Thahyal 1997, (At Mumbai by B.E.S.T. Sabha).
•    Award for his book Barf Jo Thahyal, 1999 (At New Delhi by Sahitya Akademi, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India).

Additional Information :

i)    In addition to his poetic contributions, Vasdev has interest in paintings.

Finale :

Vasdev is specially known as a Ghazal Poet.  He is influenced by traditional poetry as well as the new trend of poetry in Sindhi literature.  He is very unassuming and has made significant contribution to Sindhi poetry.

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