Mahadevi Varma best known as an outstanding Hindi poet, was a freedom fighter, woman's activist and educationist from India. She is widely regarded as the "modern Meera" . She was a major poet of the Chhayavaad generation, a period of romanticism in Modern Hindi poetry ranging from 1914-1938. With passage of time, her limited but outstanding prose has been recognized as unique in Hindi Literature. She was a prominent poet in Hindi Kavi sammelans (Gatherings of poets).
29.04.2012 ... and I should have taken few names but still I find my Class-12 Hindi poem book close to my heart, which has some amazing collection of poetries of H.R.Bacchan, Makhan Lal Chaturvedi, Mahadevi Verma among others.