Balkavi Bairagi

Question- Recently Balkavi Bairagi passed away. He was-
(b) Educationist
(b) Educationist
(c) Writer
(d) Scientist
Answer: (c) 
Related Facts: 

  • On 13th May, 2018, legendary poet and writer and former MP Balkavi Bairagi passed away. He was 87 years old.
  • He was born on 10th February, 1931 in Rampura village of Manasa tehsil of Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh.
  • He served as a Lok Sabha member between 1984 and 1989 and also a former Rajya Sabha MP.
  • Geet, Dard Civilian, Two Tooks, Prospective Protector Country etc. Their main compositions are.
  • He wrote lyrics for more than two dozen Hindi films and some like “Tu Chanda Main Chandni” from the film “Reshma aur Shera” are considered classics.
  • He wrote several Hindi poems, among which, “Jhar gaye paat, bisar gayi tehni” is considered a gem by many Hindi poets
  • His childhood name was Nandram Das Bairagi.

Reference:                                     
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/noted-lyricist-poet-balkavi-bairagi-dies/article23878966.ece
http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/noted-lyricist-poet-politician-balkavi-bairagi-dies-in-mp-118051300644_1.html
https://rajyasabha.nic.in/rsnew/pre_member/1952_2003/b.pdf

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