Ashok Vajpeyi

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Ashok Vajpeyi is a Hindi poet and lover of arts, apart from being a noted cultural and arts administrator, and a former civil servant. He was Chairman, Lalit Kala Akademi, from 2008 to 2011. He is a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award (1994), Dayawati Kavi Shekhar Samman (1994) and Kabir Samman (2006), and has also been decorated by the President of the Republic of Poland with the outstanding national award The Officer’s Cross of Merit of the Republic of Poland (2004), and by the French government with the Officier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2005). His publications include poetry collections Kahin Nahin VahinBahuri AkelaIbarat Se Giri MatrayeinKahin Koi Darwaza (Hindi) and A Name for Every Leaf (English). His critical works include PhilhalSamay Se BaharKavita Ke Teen Darwaze (Hindi) and Raza: A Life in Art (English)

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