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About : Krishin Sunderdas Vachhani “Rahi”

Famous Sindhi Poet - Sindhi Sahitya Academy Award

krishan_rahiIn the year 1971 Sahitya Academy Award for Sindhi literature was awarded to famous Sindhi poet Krishin "Rahi". Krishin Sunderdas Vachhani was born at Larkana Sindh on 25 May 1932, at the time of partition of country when Sindhis forced to migrate India he was in his teen age.

Krishin Rahi completed his graduation in Arts [B.A.] from Bombay University and got job at Bhabha Atomic Research Center. Krishin Rahi started his literary journey with writing of short stories which were published in various news papers and periodicals. Most of critics were sensing an essence of Sindhi Folklore in the literary creations of Krishin Rahi. During the almost half decade's literary life he has edited many periodicals. 

His some of famous books are "Lurk Ain Murk" [short Stories published in 1956] and "Kumach" [published in 1969] for which he was honored with Sindhi Sahitya Academy Award. Krishin Rahi and his wife Maya Rahi [2015] are the third couple from Sindhi literature fraternity to be honored with Sahitya Academy Award for writing in  Sindhi language.   

Brief Introduction [Biography] – Krishin Rahi

Full Name
Krishin Sunderdas Vachhani

Academics
B.A.

City in India
Mumbai - Maharashtra

Birth Place
Larkana Sindh

Profession
Government Service

Date of Birth
25 May 1932

Field
Sindhi Poetry

Literary Contribution – Krishin Rahi

The titles of books of Krishin Rahi with year of publishing are as fallows

1987 Vasan Sanda Ves
1969 Kumach
1956 Lurk Ain Murk

Awards – Krishin Rahi

Krishin Rahi is recipient of country's highest literary award "Academy Award" awarded by Sahitya Academy 1971 for book "Lurk Ain Murk".
He is also recipient of Gourav Puraskar of Maharashtra government in the year 1990.
Maharashtra State Sindhi Sahitya Academy has honored Krishin Rahi twice first time in 1989 with award for Vasan Sanda Ves and second time in2001 with Life Time Achievement for his contribution to Sindhi literature.