Sumitranandan Pant Gallery, Kausani

One of the significant glamorous places in Kausani region is a Sumitranandan pant gallery museum that is dedicated to the renowned literary figure of modern Hindi literature, Sumitranandan Pant. He was a famous Hindi poet who was born and brought up in Kausani town. This museum showcases holograph of text copies and poems of his literary works at that time. Besides his immense contribution to literary field, the museum also comprises Hindi and English entertaining books written by different authors. Apart from the great work of numerous authors, the area around the museum is simply amazing. It is complete feast to nature lovers. Taking a stroll around the museum is simply exhilarating and monotony breaker. Museum is surrounded by mountains and valleys lavishly decked up by nature’s beauty and ensure panoramic sight.

Sumitranandan Pant Gallery- Renowned Literature Museum in Kausani
Museum gallery was developed in Kausani to venerate Sumitranandan Pant. The museum comprises various manuscripts, articles, poems, and awards that are displayed in the showcase. Most of the books and literary works in the museum comprise interesting writings by Pant that reflect his life. Sumitranandan Pant was born on 20th May 1990 at Kausani but his mother could not survive and his father gave him to a Gassain Babaand who was a devotee to Lord Shiva. The Poet was later named as Gassain Dutt by his guardian.

In 1905, Sumitranandan Pant commenced his fundamental education with Vernacular school in Kausani. After few years, he engrossed himself in different languages like Persian, Sanskrit and English. From his early days he was inspired by the nature and serenity of Himalayas which led aroused his interest in culture. Later he went to Varanasi for higher studies and from there to Allahabad where is stayed for almost 10 years of time and during his study there he published various poetries such as Pallav and Vina after his name.

In the year 1931, he visited his brother Hari Dutt Pant at Lucknow where he became friend to Prince of the state of Kalakankar and spent much of his time in his company. He edited a monthly periodical Rupabh then in 1938.

Famous Literary Works of Sumitranandan Pant
1. Nari
2. Swachchand
3. Pallav
4. Manasi
5. Vaani
6. Yug Path
7. Satyakaam
8. Anguthita
9. Tarapath
10. Bharatmata Gramvasini
11. Kala aur Budha
12. Chand
13. Chinti
14. Chand
15. Veena
16. Gunjan
17. Granthi
18. Yugant
19. Uchchhavaas
20. Lokavatan
21. Madhujwala
22. Muktiyagnya

Sumitranandan Pant has been bestowed with various awards for his literary work as in

Gyanpith Award by Indian Government
1. Nehru Peace Award by Soviet Union
2. Sahitya Kala Academy for Kala and Budhha Chanf
3. Padma Vibhushan

Sumitranandan Pant Museum Timings
The Museum stays open from 10:30 am -4:30 pm

How to Arrive at Sumitranandan Pant Museum in Kausani
In order to arrive at Sumitranandan Pant Gallery one can take a cab or bus from significant places of Uttarakhand as in Almora, Dwarhat, Bageshwar, Ranikhet, Gwaldam and Baijnath. The museum is strongly connected by network of roads.

1. Nearest railway station is Kathgodam railway station
2. Nearest airport is Pantnagar airport in Uttarakhand
3. Nearest airport in IGI airport in Delhi

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