Researcher Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere has been selected for the 22 nd Punyabhushan (Pride of Pune) award instituted by city-based ‘Tridal’.
Playwright Mahesh Elkunchwar will hand over the award in the presence of Kannada novelist S L Bhairappa at Balgandharva Rangmandir on Sunday.
The award carries a silver memento and cash worth Rs one lakh.
Dhere is known for his research on folk culture, ancient literature, literature of saints and sages etc.
Full report here Indian Express