Lucknow loses Padma Shri Dr Yogesh Praveen


Padma Shri Dr Yogesh Praveen passed away in Lucknow earlier today.

Dr. Yogesh Praveen Biography:

The famous Indian author and expert Dr Yogesh Praveen has unfortunately passed away. As per the reports, Yogesh was not feeling well today and hence, was being taken to a private hospital for treatment by his family. And the 82-year author expired on his way to the hospital.

 In the article below, we will know more about the famous author and expert Yogesh  Praveen.

Who is Yogesh Praveen:

Born on 28th October 1938, Yogesh Praveen was an Indian author and expert on the history and culture of Avadh, particularly Lucknow and hence is also known as the Encyclopedia of Avadh and Lucknow. Yogesh Praveen died on 12th April 2021 at the age of  82 years

Education of Yogesh Praveen: 

Yogesh Praveen had a Masters degree in Hindi and Sanskrit in addition to a doctorate in Literature from Meerut University. 

Achievements of Yogesh Praveen:

Yogesh Praveen has also been a recipient of India’s prestigious award Padma Shree 2020 for his work and contribution in the field of literature and education. Other than this, Yogesh has been honoured by various awards such as U.P. Ratna Award (2000), the National Teachers Award(1999), the Yash Bharti Award (2006) and the U.P. Sangeet Natak Academy Award (1998). 

Books written by Yogesh Praveen:

Some of the books written by Yogesh Praveen include Dastan-e- Avadh, Tajdare Avadh, Doobta Avadh, Dastan-e-Lucknow, Lucknow Nama, Peele Gulab, Mayur Pankh, Shabnam, Sumanhaar, etc. 

Other works of Yogesh Praveen:

Other than the books, Yogesh has also published poetry. Moreover, Praveen has also received a National Award for his book “Lucknow Nama”. Yogesh Praveen has also written the lyrics for the film Junoon and has had made a co-operation in the film by the name Umraao Jaan.

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