Bharatiya Dalit Sahitya Akademi felicitated Director Postal Services Krishna Kumar Yadav
ALLAHABAD: Bharatiya Dalit Sahitya Akademi felicitated director, Postal Services, Allahabad region, Krishna Kumar Yadav, with Lord Buddha National Fellowship Award-2013 at the 29th National Conference of Dalit writers on 12-13 December, 2013 in New Delhi. The award was conferred to him for his contribution in literature, social work and to promote social harmony in society.
It is worth to mention here that earlier, Yadav has been felicitated by more than 50 awards and honorary degrees by many literary and social institutions for his dynamic personality, creativity, administrative abilities and perpetual literary creativity.
Apart from being a senior officer in postal services, 36 years old Yadav is active in the field of literature, writing, blogging, and social media and has published six books namely, 'Abhilasha' (a collection of poems), 'Abhivyaktiyon ke bahane' and 'Anubhutiyan ur vimarsh' (essay collection), 'India Post: 150 Glorious Years (2006) and 'Krantiyagya: 1857-1947 ki gatha' (2007),' Jungle me cricket' (poems for children). His creative works are published in various magazines and journals issued in country and abroad, web magazines published on the internet and blogs.
It may be noted here that Bharatiya Dalit Sahitya Akademi was founded by late Babu Jagjivan Ram in 1984 for promotion and conservation of literature and culture.