Explained:Who was Kaka Hathrasi,the poet PM Modi quoted in Parliament

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News:Recently,the Prime Minister had quoted Poet Kaka Hathrasi during the reply to the Motion of Thanks.

Facts:

About Kaka Hathrasi:

  • Kaka Hathrasi was born in 1906.He was a Hindi satirist and humorist poet of India.
  • He was awarded Padma Shri by the Government of India in the year 1985.
  • Apart from humour,he also wrote on classical dance and music under the pen name ‘Vasant’.
  • Every year, the Delhi-based Hindi Academy awards the annual Kaka Hathrasi Award for outstanding contribution in the literary field.