Verma, Shrikant

Shrikant Verma was a special correspondent for Dinman from 1966-1977 and in 1976 he became a member of the Rajya Sabha (upper house of the Indian Parliament). In the late 1970’s and early 1980’s he was an official and spokesman for the Congress (I) Party under Indira Gandhi. He published twenty books including a novel, short stories, essays, interviews and poetry. His poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issue 14. [bio updated 2007]