Ashok Chakradhar is a Hindi author and poet. He was born at Aheerpada Khurja, Bulandshahar.

Ashok Chakradhar specializes in satire and comedy. He is also a famous poet of Hindi Kavi Sammelan. He was a professor and in Hindi Department at Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi.
Ashok Chakradhar has won many prestigious national awards for literature.[1] He has been actively associated with radio and television and has scripted a number of dramas, satires and poems for children.He has appeared in some television soaps and has hosted the show "Wah Wah" for SAB TV.

He has taken voluntary retirement from Jamia Milia Islamia in 2004.
He is related to Kaka Hathrasi as he is married to Kaka's niece.

Ashok Chakradhar's Works:

Poetry
'Boorhe Bachche', 'So To Hai', 'Bhole Bhaale', 'Tamaashaa', 'Chutputkule', 'Hanso Aur Mar Jaao', 'E Jee Suniye', 'Isliye Baudam Jee Isliye', 'Khidakiyaan', ‘Bol Gappe’, ‘Sochee Samajhee’, ‘Chunee Chunaaee’,Masalaaraam, Jo Kare So Jokar, Gareeb das ka shunya

Drama
'Rang Jamaa Lo', 'Bitiyaa Kee Sisakee', 'Bandariyaa Chalee Sasuraal', ‘Jab Rahaa na koee Chaaraa’, ‘Jaane kyaa Tapake’.

Children's literature
'koel Kaa Sitaar', 'Snehaa Kaa Sapnaa', 'Heeron Kee Choree', 'Ek Bagiyaa Main'

Adult educational literature
'Naee Dagar', 'Apaahij Kaun', 'Hamane Muhim Chalaaee', 'Bhaee Bhaut Achchhe', 'Badal Jaayengee Rekhaa', 'Taaumra Kaa Aaraam', 'Gharhe Oopar Handiyaa' 'To Kyaa Hotaa Jee', 'Aise Hotee Hai Shaadee', 'Rotee Ye Dhartee Dekho', 'Kab Talak Sahtee Rahen', 'Apnaa Haq Apnee Zameen', 'Kahaanee Jo Aankhon Se Bahee', 'Aur Police Par Bhee', 'Mazdooree Kee Raah', 'Jugat Karo Jeene Kee', 'Aur Kitne Din', Novel Manautee

Literary criticism
'Muktibodh Kee Kaavya Prakriyaa', 'Chaayaa Ke Baad', 'Muktibodh Kee Kavitaaee', 'Muktibodh Kee Samikshaaee'
Screen Play(Patakathaa) 'Gulaabri', 'Bol-Basanto',
Translation 'Itihaas Kya Hai' ('What is History' by E.H. Carr) ‘Goongee Abhivyaktiyaan’ (Long Poem by Dr. L. N. Mishra)
Editing 'Sammelan Samaachaar Samagra’, VII Vishva Hindi Sammelan, Suriname

Poems by Ashok Chakradhar

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Songs that could span the earth,
When leaping thought had stirred them,
In many an hour since birth,
We heard or dreamed we heard them.

Sometimes to all their sway
We yield ourselves half fearing,
Sometimes with hearts grown grey
We curse ourselves for...
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