Agam Singh Giri

Agam Singh Giri, a local poet who lived at Chandmari in Darjeeling, was Born in 1928, Died in the year 1971.
Agam Singh Giri - अगम सिंह गिरी, a poet of distinction, is regarded as one who best represented the Indian Nepalese (Gorkha) people in Nepali literature. His five poetical collections are याद (Yaad) - Remembrance, आत्मा व्यथा (Atama Vyathaa) - Anguish, mine, आशु (Aashu) - Tears, जीवन गीत (Jivan Geet) - Life's songs, युद्ध र् योउधा (Youdha r Yoodhaa) - War and Warrior, जलेको प्रतिविम्ब र् रोएको प्रतिध्वनी (Jaleko Pratiwimba r Roeko Pratidhawni) A burning image and a weeping echo. The first collection was published in 1955 and the last one was published posthumously in 1978 and it was awarded the first Bhanu Puraskar in 1979 by the Nepali Academy of West Bengal.

One of his poems, Nau Lakh Tara Udhayo (Nine Lakh Stars Have Risen), has been banned by the government despite its unifying theme. 

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Agam Singh Giri - अगम सिंह गिरी, a poet of distinction, is regarded as one who best represented the Indian Nepalese (Gorkha) people in Nepali literature.

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