Lakshmi Prasad Devkota

Lakshmi Prasad Devkota

November 12, 1909 – September 14, 1959

Laxmi Prasad Devkota (लक्ष्मीप्रसाद देवकोटा, 12 November 1909 – 14 September 1959) was a Nepali poet,:playwright, and novelist. Honoured with the title of Maha Kavi (literal translation: 'Great Poet') in Nepali literature,and is known as the poet with the golden heart. Devkota is by and large regarded as the greatest poet(महाकबि) in the of Nepal and Nepali language. Some of his popular works include Muna Madan, Sulochana,Kunjini, and Sakuntala.