|Baba Nagarjun, Vaidya Nath Mishra known as Nagarjun was a famous Hindi and Maithili poet, who has written a number of short stories, novels, literary biographies and travelogues. He was born to a maithili Brahmin family in Madhubani District of Bihar, India. His literary career started in the early 1930s with Maithili poems. A little later, he started writing poetry in Hindi and at this point of time, he took up the name Nagarjun. He was a wandered by nature and spent most of his time in travelling. He actively participated in a number of mass awakening movements both pre and post independence. He wrote on various subjects, resulting from wandering tendencies, as well as activism.