Ravindra Nath Srivastava Biography

Parichay Das is the pen name of Ravindra Nath Srivastava, an Indian writer and editor and a pioneer in contemporary Bhojpuri poetry. Bhojpuri postmodern poetry begins from his writings.

He is secretary of both the Maithili–Bhojpuri Academy and Hindi Academy of the Delhi Government, and edits the academies' magazines, Parichhan and Indra Prasth Bhaarti respectively.

He was born in the village of Devlaas in Mau district, Uttar Pradesh.