Nation poet Kedarnath Agarwal:

Honored with several prestigious honors and awards including the 1986 Sahitya Akademi Award for poetry collection Apoorva.He was born on 01 April 1911 in village Kamasin in this district.

Some major works Ganga of the era, flowers do not color, Wings and rudder (1979), Gulmahdi, O my you !, Bollebol abol, Jamun Jal Tum, Maar Pyar Ki Thapien, Apoorva.