PM expresses grief on veteran poet Kedarnath Singh's demise
New Delhi: Expressing grief on the demise of veteran Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the poet will always be an inspiration for literature world and general people.
Mr Modi said, " Deeply sad on demise of great poet- writer Kedarnath Singh. He gave space to
emotions of public life in his poetry. He will always be an inspiration for literature world and general people."
Kedarnath Singh was also awarded with Jnanpith Award in 2013. He was known for his literary works including "Abhi Bilkul Abhi", "Jameen Pak Rahi Hai"and "Akaal mein Saaras".
The renowned Hindi critic passed away here on Monday night at the age of 83. Prof Singh was not keeping well for some time and was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.