Mangalesh Dabral is a prominent contemporary Indianpoet who writes in Hindi. He has served in Hindi Patriot, Pratipaksh and Aaspaas in Delhi. He has also been the editor of Jansatta. After working in Sahara Samay as Editor, Mangalesh joined National Book Trust as an Editorial Consultant. After leaving National Book Trust, India, he joined the Hindi monthly Public Agenda as the Editor. He has received the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award and in 2000 he was awarded with India’s National Academy of Letters for his poetry collection Hum Jo Dekhte Hain.