Dr (Miss) Sharad Singh Awarded by Rameshwar Guru Journalism Award
|Dr. (Miss) Sharad Singh|
Dr (Miss) Sharad Singh is a Hindi fiction and non-fiction eminent writer. She writes prolifically for newspapers on current issues concerning women, and adopts a questioning, daring and challenging stance in her writings. She, as a writer is best known for her novels ‘Pichhale Panne Ki Auraten’, ‘Pachakauri’ and ‘Kasbai Simon’. She wrote remarkable books on women discourse ‘Patton Me Quid Auraten’, ‘Aurat Teen Tasveeren’,‘Dr Ambedkar Ka Stri Vimarsh’, ‘Adhi Duniya Poori Dhoop’, ‘Gadar Ki Chingariyan’ etc. With story books more than 50 Books to her credit on topics ranging from Environment, Forensic Science, History, Tribal Life and Religious writings. She is an expert in Indian History and Culture and has done her Ph.D. on ‘Sculptures of Khajuraho’. She has also written scripts for TV documentaries, Radio serials and has penned various plays. Apart from these, she writes regular columns in Hindi newspapers, Blogs, Facebook, Twitter and magazines. She has been awarded by many state governments for her contribution to Hindi literature and is the recipient of the prestigious ‘Govind Vallabh Pant National Award’. She is the Executive Editor of Hindi magazine ‘Samayik Saraswati’.
Sharad was born in Panna,MP, the daughter of renowned Hindi Poetess Vidyawati “Malavika" . Her family well educated. Sharad grew up in Panna, where her mother works as a Lecturer at the Monhar Girls H.H.School. Her father expired, when she was only 2 year old. Sharad's mother wanted her children to grow up knowing their literary contribution.
When she began kindergarten in Panna, Sharad's grandparents belong ti motherside decided to call her Sharad instead of Sharad Kumari, because it was a name of a season & her older sister’s name is Varsha. Usually the names of boys are named ‘Sharad’. Sharad recalled, "I always felt so embarrassed by my name.... You feel like you're causing someone pain just by being who you are." Sharad graduated from Chhatrasal Degree College, Panna and received her B.A. in Economics, History & Hindi from Sagar University.
Sharad then received multiple degrees from Sagar & Rewa University: a M.A. in Medieval Indian History, a M.A. in Ancient Indian History & Archeological, a B.Ed. in Education, and a Ph.D. in ‘Sculptures of Khajuraho’. She took various literary works. Sharad has taught History at various Schools.
Many people criticise her by saying that she’s bold, in her novels. ‘Pichhale Panne Ki Auraten’ belongs to Bediya cast of Bundelkhand. ‘Pachakauri’ belongs to political controversy and ‘Kasbai Simon’ belongs to Live in relation.
Sharad examines her characters' struggles, anxieties, and biases to chronicle the nuances and details of human psychology and behavior. Her writeups based on research work.
At present she lives in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India and she is work as freelance writer and executive editor of literary magazin "Samayik Saraswati" published from New Delhi.