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Laxman Bhatia Komal

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About : Laxman Bhatia Komal

Famous Sindhi Poet - Journalist - Dramatist - Academy Award 
11th Awardee of Sindhi Sahitya Academy Award 1976

laxman_bhatiaA very popular face of Sindhi literary world Academy Award winner famous Sindhi poet and journalist Laxman Bhatia "Komal" was born on 26 March 1936 in Dadu Shah District Sindh. He was just 11 years old at the time of migration of Sindhi to India. He went on to complete his graduation [B.Com] and also got Diploma in journalism. 

Laxman Bhatia has worked with Times of India Delhi and retired recently being the Chief Sub editor. He is renowned Sindhi poet who even have mastery in Children literature and translation. Laxman Bhatia has also credit of bringing the Sindhi folk tales Sur Sorath, Moomal Rano & Suhini Mehar (Folk Tales) in opera format  and has presented more than 25 shows at Mumbai and Delhi. He also staged a few one act plays and one full length Sindhi play so we can say that Laxman Bhatia is multi skilled personality famous as Sindhi poet, Journalist and Dramatist. In the 1976 Sindhi Sahitya Academy has honored him by awarding prestigious Academy Award for his poetry collection "Jee-a-Jharoko".     

 

Brief Introduction – Laxman Bhatia Komal

Full Name
Laxman Bhatia "Komal" 

Academics
B.Com and Diploma in journalism

City in India
New Delhi

Birth Place
Kandiaro, Dist Nawab Shah,Sindh

Profession
Journalist [Times of India]

Date of Birth
26 March 1936

Field
Sindhi Poetry - Journalism - Drama 

Contribution – Books by Laxman Bhatia Komal

Laxman Bhatia "Komal" has enriched Sindhi literature not just by his poetry but also by translation work from other languages. Some of the more popular books of Laxaman Bhatia are listed below.

Bulhe Shah [Translation]
Hikro Huo Raja [Children Literature]
Jee-a-Jharoko [Poetry]
Mira Bai [Translation]
Navon Subah [Life and works of Mayokovsky]
Pan  Chhan  Jo Parlao [Translation]

Laxman Bhatia "Komal" has also worked as Jury Member for Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2011 of Sindhi Sahitya Academy along with Shri Hari Himthani and Dr. Prem Prakash.  

Awards – Laxman Bhatia Komal

Beside the Sindhi Sahitya Academy Award [1976] for his poetry collection" Jee-a-Jharoko" Laxaman Bhatia "Komal" has also bagged Sindhi Sahitya Academy's Children Literature Award [1965] and Translation Award [1997]. He is also recipient of Soviet Land Nehru Peace Award.