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Yashpal Jain, is an Indian writer.[1] Born on 1 September 1912 at Vijaygarh, in Aligarh district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, he published many books, including children's books.[2] Ajanta Ellora, Ahimsa, the Infallible Weapon and Pilgrimages of India are some of his notable works.[3] The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian award of Padma Shri in 1990.[4]

Yashpal Jain
Born1 September 1912
Vijaygarh, Aligarh district, Uttar Pradesh, India
AwardsPadma Shri

He died in 2000.[5]


  1. ^ "Yashpal Jain". Bharat Darshan. 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Amar Kathayein - Yashpal Jain Reviews". Mouth Shut. 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Books by Yashpal Jain". Exotic India. 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
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