I have always been a great fan of poetry, and Hindi poetry has a very special place in my heart. Though I accept that I ignored a lot of it when it was a part of my curriculum in school but later in life I actually realized the depth and the relish it can cause to my soul. And I have become a great admirer of Hindi poetry myself. So when Solilo suggested, that I should host a Hindi poems/poets quiz on my blog. I immediately liked the idea and here is the Quiz of the month with Hindi Poetry as it’s theme-
1- This famous poet was awarded Nehru Peace Prize by the Soviet Union. See if you can recognize him from the following lines from an iconic poem-
2- As a poet she was one of the first “Feminist” writers in Hindi literature. Her work whose title, if translated to English would be “Links of the Chain/Series”, is considered as one of the best on Indian Women. See if you can identify this poetess who wrote the following lines-
3- This Poem titled as Pushp Ki Abhilasha is written by one of the most famous poets of times of freedom struggle, he not only shared the vision and ideology of Mahatma Gandhi but also had something else very distinctly in common with the great soul. Identify the connect between the two.
4- This poet who has been a 3 time Rajya Sabha member and also a Padma Bhushan awardee, his most notable works have been around the themes of Indian Mythological epics. Identify the poet.
5- This is an epic poem giving a biographical account of a Rajput King in the 12th century, illustrating his grand love affair and battles against intruders from Afghanistan. Identify the poem & the poet.
6- This is an iconic poem written by a legendary freedom fighter; identify the poet through the two stanzas of the poem.
7- Connect The Ring Finger, 1969 Rajesh Khanna Sharmila Tagore, with the pic given below to identify the renounced hindi poet
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