Mr Manish Shukla born in 1971. A poet of national and international repute. He was born in sitapur, India. Manish Shukla is a post graduate from the university of lucknow, India in Anthropology. He is a state civil service officer in state of uttar pradesh, India and presently holding the posts of Finance Officer, U. P. Academy Of Administration & Management and Director, Uttar Pradesh Hindi Sansthan Lucknow, U. P., India. Mr. Manish Shukla has been writing a a number of urdu ghazals for last 20 years and has been a recipient of numerous prestigious awards including Urdu Academy Uttar Pradesh award and “Firaq Gorakhpuri “ award from the literary council of state of U P for his literary contribution towards Urdu literature. His first collection of urdu ghazals “khwab patthar ho gaye” was published in 2012 . Mr. Manish Shukla has been awarded with: Yuva Ratna Samman 2012, Saqib Award 2014, Naseem Ahmad Siddiqui Award 2015, Late Devel Mishra Smiriti Samman 2016, Srijan Samman 2016-U.P. Press Club and Rotary Excellence Award 2016. Manish shukla is regularly participating in all India and international mushaera for last 15 years. His poetry recitations are being aired regularly from All India Radio and different Television channels. His ghazals are being published by all reputed hindi and urdu magazines and news papers all over the world. He is continuously participating in Jash-e-Adab International poetry festival since 2013 held at New Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow & Raebareli. Has also participated as Urdu poet in Jashn-e-Rekhta International Urdu festival organized by Rekhta organization, New Delhi in February 2016 at New Delhi