Excerpts from the compilation of poems of Dr. Madhup Mohta entitled Samaya Sapna Aur Tum were recited by the well known artiste Annu Kapoor at a function recently organised at Azad Bhawan auditorium to present the prestigious Maithilee Sharan Gupta National Award 2001 to Dr. Madhup Mohta. A diplomat by profession and medical doctor by training, Dr. Madhup Mohta is indeed a creative genius par excellence.
He has effetely used his deep understanding of the human psychology, emotions, and sufferings; philosophical approach to life, sensitivity of heart, brilliance of mind and command over several language to express himself in verses. Talking about his work Dr. Madhup Mohta thanked the special guest director of Asian Academy of Film & TV Prof. Sandeep Marwah for making available photograph of several paintings of the world famous M.E.C. Art Gallery of Khan Market, New Delhi for inclusion in the book. Giving away the award the minster of state for external affairs Mr. Digvijay Singh said that his ministry encourages geniuses in the Indian Foreign Service like Dr. Madhup Mohta, to do creative work. I am indeed proud of this young diplomat, he added. Other dignitaries present on this occasion included former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh Mr. Arjun Singh, member of parliament Ms. Maya Singh and TV anchor Mr. Manoj Raghuvanshi.