(born 15 February 1955) is a Hindi writer
, best known for short stories and writing plays in Bideshiya shaili
. He works with All India Radio
'Sulabh has just been bestowed upon with the Indu Sharma Antar-rashtriye Katha Samman by Katha,UK for his short-story collection Vasant ke Hatyare
He was born in a small village (of Laheji, in district of Siwan
, Bihar). He received his basic schooling in the village school at Laheji.The ambience of village stage and theatre led to the inculcation of theatrical values in him.
His father, who was a freedom fighter, moved to the city of Patna
for Sulabh's further education. After completing his B.A. in Hindi, he went to pursue his Masters in the same subject. Due to financial constraints and family responsibilities, he had to drop out after a year of his M.A. education.
As an optimization between arranging his wherewithal and channelizing his creative energies, he took up a job with All India Radio
as an executive.
He married Mira Kumari Varma (Meena Shrivastava) on April 26, 1982 at the age of 28. At that time, she was the only graduate in her village (of Madhavpur, in district of Champaran
, Bihar). He has three daughters, Vatsala, Vasundhara, and Vallari.
His life and works have been greatly influenced by his father, Dr. Rama Shankar Srivastava (Prasad), who was a homeopathic doctor and a freedom fighter. Sulabh has been known for crediting his father for being exceptionally understanding. He mentions the... Read More