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Noted litterateur Surendra Upadhyay passed away

He was a former chairman of Rajasthan Brijbhasha Academy.

Nov 27, 2015 16:00 IST
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Noted litterateur and Professor Surendra Upadhyay on 25 November 2015 passed away due to cardiac arrest. He was 74. He was a former chairman of Rajasthan Brijbhasha Academy.

About Surendra Upadhyay
• Upadhyay served as chairman of Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee Intellectual Cell.
• He has authored at least three dozens of books, mainly short fiction, critic and poetry.
• He was the recipient of Doctor of Literature (DLit) at the university of Rajasthan where he was head of the department.
• He also worked on analysing Kamayani, an epic Hindi poem, written by novelist, playwright and poet Jaishankar Prasad.
• At the time of his death, he was engaged with a TV serial Yamuna Kinare as director and writer.

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