Renowned Telugu writer and poet, well known for his revolutionary writings and participation in civil rights movements, Kumbham Yadava Reddy, has been chosen for the Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award-2020. Chosen for his anthology of poems Agniswaasa, penned in 2017, the 83year-old Kumbham Yadava Reddy is popularly known by his pen name Nikhileswar.
About Kumbham Yadava Reddy
Born in Veeravalli village, in the present day Yadadri Bhongir district of Telangana, as Kumbham Yadava Reddy, he completed his B.A. and B.Ed degrees from Osmania University