Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Hindi writer selected for Vyas Samman

Well known Hindi writer Amar Kant has been selected for the prestigious 'Vyas Samman' for his outstanding novel Inhin Hathiyaron Se.

85-year-old Kant has been selected for the award constituted by K K Birla Foundation by a jury headed by Prof Surya Prasad Dixit, a release said here on Wednesday, March 17.

The award, which is given to an outstanding Hindi literary work published during the last ten years since 1991, carries a cash prize of Rs 2.5 lakh.

The novel revolves around incidents between the Quit India movement and independence in 1947 against the background of rural Balia region.

Full report here DNA

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