Prbhunath Dwivedi won Sahitya akademi award for sanskrit 2014. Mr. Dwivedi won the prestigeous award for his collection of short tories named “Kanakalochanaha”. An eminent sanskrit scholar Prbhunath Dwivedi was a former professor at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth. The award will be distributed in March during the Festival of Letters to be held in New Delhi.
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About Sahitya Akademi award
Sahitya Akademi Award is a literary honor in India given annually to the writers of the most outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the major Indian languages recognised by the Sahitya Akademi. It was
Established in 1954.
The award includes an engraved copper plaque, a shawl and a cheque for Rs. 100,000.
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