1.the torpid or resting state in which some animals pass the winter
2.cessation from or slowing of activity during the winter
3.the act of retiring into inactivity
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Suryakant Tripathi Nirala
Born On February 21, 1896,Born In Midnapore, Bengal,Died On October 15, 1961,Career Writer Nationality Indian,Suryakant Tripathi Nirala is one of the key figures in the history of Hindi literature. Though he hailed from Bengal and acquired his basic education in the Bengali medium, Suryakant Tripathi chose Hindi language when it came to writing down his thoughts through essays, novels, poems and stories. Suryakanth Tripathi Niralas life was tragic and lonely and at every stage he had to come across misfortunes in life. However that did not deter Suryakant Tripathi Nirala from pursuing his interest in studying various Indian languages. At a very early age, Nirala became an expert in the Hindi, Bengali, Sanskrit and English languages, most of which he had to master sitting at home. Apart from penning down poems, essays and stories in Hindi, he was also known for his skills as a painter.