Dileep Jhaveri

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About the Author

Dileep Jhaveri, MBBS, born in 1943, is a practicing general physician. He writes in Gujarati and his published works are Pandukavyo ane Itar (1989), a collection of poems, and Vyaasochchvas, a play (2003). Its English translation A Breath of Vyas has been published by Seagull Books in 2006. He intends publishing 18-poem Khandit Kand, written after demolition of Babri Masjid, along with its translations in Hindi, Bengali and English.\
He received the Critic Award, 1989, Jayant Pathak Award for Poetry, 1989, and the Gujarati Sahitya Parishad Award in 1990. He has been invited to present his works by the Central and State Sahitya Akademis, Universities and literary groups in several parts of India. He was invited to Asian Poets’ Conference in Korea in 1986 and Taiwan in 1995. He has read his poems in Japan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. His translated works have been included in several anthologies in Indian and Asian languages and in English.\
Dileep Jhaveri serves on the Editorial Board of Kobita Review, a bilingual journal in Bengali and English, published from Kolkata.

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