‘16 Aane 16 Log’ Book written by Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav, Director Postal Services, Allahabad Region who is also a writer and literator, was released at World Book Fair, New Delhi on 22 february, 2014. While releasing the book, senior critic and poet Mr. Om Nischal said that a live combination of literary sensibility and administrative responsibilities can be found in the works of Krishna Kumar Yadav. In this book 16 great personalities of literature, art and culture have been recited and Mr. Yadav has described them while linking with contemporary issues, which makes this book special.
Mr. Ashok Mishra, Editor of ‘Bahuwachan’ who arrived from Mahatma Gandhi International University, Vardha, said that all the writers included in this collection have been strong pillars of literature in their times and the way Mr. Krishna Kumar has compiled his articles published from time to time in the form of a book, makes this book even more important for scholars.
Senior writer Ms. Pushpita Awasthi pointed out that, in form of analyzing contributions of Amrita Preetam and Kurtul N. Haidar, Mr. Yadav has highlighted the contribution of woman litterateur and raised issues which concern woman.
Editor in National Book Trust, Mr. Laalitya Lalit said that Mr. Krishna Kumar Yadav has achieved sensory ease and intimacy with litterateur he has analyzed in his book.
On this occasion, Mr. Yadav highlighted the dimensions of his creativity. While describing about the book he said that in this book contributions of legendary personalities like Ravindra Nath Tagore, Nagarjun, Nirala, Premchandra, Rahul Sankrityayan, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi, Agyeya, Kamleshwar, Manohar Shyam Joshi, Ahmad Faraz, Kaifi Aazmi, Amrita Preetam, and Kurtul N. Haidar and currently active Abdul Rahman Raahi, Kunwar Narayan, Hopaldas Neeraj have been discussed.
On this occasion famous poet Madan Kashyap, Editor of second tradition Shushil Sidarth and others expressed their opinion. The programme was organized by Sahilesh Bharatwasi of Hindi Yugm.