|About: Professor Madhav Hada is a literary critic and academician. He has written extensively on literature, media, culture, and history. His much-acclaimed work is Pachrang Chola Pahar Sakhi Ri which is focused on medieval Bhakt Poetess Meera Bai’s life and society. He has also written a book on a great scholar of Oriental Studies, Muni Jinvijay which has been published by Sahitya Akademi in its ‘Makers of Indian Literature’ series. He compiled anthologies of Meera Bai’s poetry entitled Meera Rachana Sanchayan (2017) & analytical essays on non-fictional prose in Hindi, entitled Kathetar (2017) for Sahitya Akademi. His other major published works include Seedhiyan Chadhata Media (2012), Media, Sahitya Aur Sanskriti (2006), Kavita Ka Poora Drishya (1992), Tani Hui Rassi Par (1987). Besides this, he has published more than 100 papers, monographs, reviews, etc. in various journals of repute. He is the recipient of Bharatendu Haishchandra Puraskar for Media Studies & Devraj Upadyayay Puraskar for literary criticism. He had been a member of the General Council and Hindi Advisory Board of Sahitya Akademi. He had been associated with the Higher Education Service of the Government of Rajasthan for more than thirty years and retired as Professor and Head, Department of Hindi, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur.