Subhadra Kumari Chauhan (16 August 1904 – February 15, 1948) was an Indian poet famous for Hindi poems composed primarily in Veer Ras, one of the nine Ras.
She was born in Nihalpur village in Allahabad District in Uttar Pradesh. She initially studied in the Crosthwaite Girls’ School in Allahabad and passed the middle-school examination in 1919. After her marriage to Thakur Lakshman Singh Chauhan of Khandwa in the same year, she moved to Jabalpur.
She died in 1948 in a car accident near Kalbodi (in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh). An Indian Coast Guard ship, ICGS Subhadra Kumari Chauhan, has been named after her. A Statue of Subhadra Kumari Chauhan has been installed by the Madhya Pradesh Government in front of the Municipal Corporation office of Jabalpur. India Posts released a commemorative postage stamp on her on 06 August 1976.
His poems collected under the names
- Mukul (1930)
- Yeh Kadamb Ka Ped
- Seedhe-saade Chitra(1946)
- Mera naya bachpan(1946)
Just follow the links to read all the poems by Subhadra Kumari Chauhan