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Leeladhar Jagoori honoured with 28th Vyas Samman for year 2018

In New Delhi , the well known Hindi writer Leeladhar Jagoori has been honoured with the prestigious 28th Vyas Samman for the year 2018 for his poetry collection- ‘Jitne Log Utne Prem’. Since 1991, the Vyas Samman is given by K K Birla Foundation for an outstanding literary work in Hindi authored by an Indian ..

Dr. K Siva Reddy awarded Saraswati Samman 2018

Telugu poet Dr. K Siva Reddy has been awarded the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2018 for his collection of poetry titled ‘Pakkaki Ottigilite (Turning Aside While Lying Down)’. The award has been conferred by the KK Birla Foundation &  carries a cash prize of  Rs 15 lakh, a citation and a plaque.

K Siva Reddy selected for 2018 Saraswati Samman

Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018 for his collection of poetry titled Pakkaki Ottigilite (Turning Aside While Lying Down). It is the highest recognition in the field of Indian literature and carries a cash purse of Rs 15 lakh, apart from a citation and a plaque. Pakkaki ..

Leeladhar Jagudi recipient of 2018 Vyas Samman

Hindi writer Leeladhar Jagudi will be honoured with the Vyas Samman 2018 by the KK Birla Foundation for his collection of poems “Jitne Log Utne Prem”. The book, published in 2013 was selected by a Chayan Samiti presided over by litterateur Dr. Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari. Born in Dhangal village in Tehri Garhwal of Uttarakhand, Mr. ..

Leeladhar Jagudi honored with ‘Vyas Samman 2018’

Noted Hindi writer Leeladhar Jagudi is honoured with the Vyas Samman 2018 for his collection of poems ‘Jitne Log Utne Prem’ by the KK Birla Foundation. His this poem was published in 2013. Mr. Jagudi’s poems have represented different stages as he imbibes every turning point of his life and reflects all which are recollected ..

Sitanshu Yashaschandra chosen for 2017 Saraswati Samman

Sitanshu Yashaschandra, the Gujarati poet, playwright and academic, has been selected for the 2017 Saraswati Samman for his collection of verses titled ‘Vakhar’. The award is presented by the KK Birla Foundation, a literary and cultural organisation that also gives the Vyas Samman for Hindi and Bihari Puraskar for Hindi and Rajasthani writers of Rajasthan. ..

Mamta Kalia wins 27th edition of Vyas Samman-2017

Mamta Kalia, the renowned Hindi scholar and writer, has been chosen for the 27th edition of Vyas Samman-2017 for her novel “Dukkham Sukkham”. According to the KK Birla Foundation, which instituted the award in 1991, Vyas Samman is given annually to an outstanding work of Hindi literature by an Indian citizen published in the last ..

Persons in News: A.A.Manavalan

Saraswati Samman to A A Manavalan for his comparative study on Ramayana The esteemed Saraswati Samman was conferred on AA Manavalan for his work, Irama Kathaiyum Iramayakalyum. “Irama Kathaiyum Iramayakalyum” A comparative study of epic Ramayana in 48 different languages. The characters, plot and individual insertions of the book deals with the alterations that occurred ..