Prof. Shachindra Prasad Upadhyaya was born in Mahidpur Village of Isagarh region (Gwalior State) on August-09, 1942 as youngest son of Pt. Hiralal Upadhyaya. Dr. (Prof.) Upadhyaya worked as a professor of history and an educationist for more than forty years. He was an active member of Indian History Congress and served the nation as NSS (National Service Scheme) Coordinator and Officer of Vikram University, Ujjain, India. He was an eloquent speaker, voracious reader, historian, dedicated professor, a well known thought leader, writer and a dedicated researcher.