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Umashankar Joshi
Born July 21, 1911(1911-07-21)
Bamna,Sabarkantha, Gujarat
Died December 19, 1988 (aged 77)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Poet, Novelist
Nationality India

Umashankar Joshi (July 12, 1911 - December 19, 1988) is an eminent poet, scholar and writer, received the Jnanpith Award in 1967 for his contribution to Indian, especially Gujarati, literature.



  • Nishith ( નિશિથ ) - The God of Midnight
  • Gangotri ( ગંગોત્રી )
  • Vishwashanti ( વિશ્વશાંતિ ) - World Peace
  • Mahaprasthan ( મહાપ્રસ્થાન ) - Great Departure
  • Abhijna ( અભિજ્ઞ ) - Recognition


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