INFORMATION & CULTURE : PURULIA

 

FAMOUS PERSONALITIES

 

Sarada Prasad Kisku 

 (1929 - 1996)

Sarada Prasad Kisku 

1929-1996

 

He born at Darikadaba village of Purulia under Manbazar 2 block.

 

He is a popular poet in Santhal language.

 

Sarada Prasad Kisku was a social reformer who fought against the vices of witchcraft in Santhal society throughout his life.

 

He was the recipient of 1. President’s medal for teaching (1973), 2. ‘Kavi-Ratna” from Bhagalpur University (1983), 3. ‘Hipri-Pipri’ award from Santragachhi Writers’ Association, 4. West Bengal State “Gunijon” Sanmana and many other awards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Source: D.I.C.O, Purulia)