Sumitranandan Pant (May 20, 1900 - December 28, 1977)

May 20, 2016

Sumitranandan Pant (May 20, 1900 - December 28, 1977) was an Indian poet. He was one of the most celebrated "Progressive" left-wing 20th century poets of the Hindi language and was known for romanticism in his poems which were inspired by nature, people and beauty within.
Pant was born in Kausani village, Bageshwar District in what is now the state of Uttarakhand, into an educated middle-class Brahmin family. He grew up in the same village and always cherished a love for the beauty and flavor of rural India, which is evident in all his major works