Chandra Prakash Deval

Padmashree writer

Chandra Prakash Deval is an eminent Rajasthani writer.

He has written a number of poetry collections and short stories and translated world classics like Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment and Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot.

For his noted contribution, he has been honored with the Sahitya Akademi Award for his Rajasthani poetry collection PAGI and the Padma Shri in 2011.