List of Indian poets

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This list of Indian poets consists of poets of Indian ethnic, cultural or religious ancestry either born in India or emigrated to India from other regions of the world.

Assamese

Awadhi

  • Jumai Khan Azad, a poet
  • Gosvāmī Tulsīdās तुलसीदास, also known as "Tulasī Dāsa" and "Tulsidas" (1532 –1623 ) Awadhi poet and philosopher.
  • Rambhadracharya (b.14 January 1950)[β] is a Hindu religious leader, educator, Sanskrit scholar, polyglot, poet, author, textual commentator, philosopher, composer, singer, playwright and Katha artist.

Bengali

Bengali language names in parentheses

Indian poets writing in English

In alphabetical order by first name:

Gujarati

In alphabetical order by last name:

Hindi

Kannada

Kashmiri

Konkani

Maithili

  • Vidyapati, also known as Vidyapati Thakur and called Maithil Kavi Kokil "the poet cuckoo of Maithili" (c. 1352 – c. 1448), Maithili poet and Sanskrit writer
  • Acharya Ramlochan Saran (1889–1971), littérateur, grammarian, publisher and poet
  • Jayamant Mishra, (15.10.1925– 7 September 2010) Sanskrit scholar and Maithili poet

Malayalam

Medieval Poets

Renaissance Poets

Romantic Poets

Neo-Romantic Poets

Modernist Poets

Postmodern Poets


Meitei

Marathi

For Konkani poets, see "Konkani" section, above

Nepali

Odia

Punjabi

Rajasthani

Sanskrit

Ancient Poets

Modern Poets

Sindhi

Tamil

Sangam poets (c. 300 BC to 300 AD)

see also Sangam literature

Post Sangam poets (200 AD to 1000 AD)

Bakthi period poets (700 to 1700 AD)

Patriots and British period poets

Modern

Telugu

Modern Poets

Urdu

In alphabetical order by last name:

See also

References

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