Vyas Samman 2014 to Kamal Kishore Goenka

January 14, 2015

Prolific hindi writer Dr. Kamal Kishore Goenka was chosen for Vyas samman 2014. The literary work that fetched Dr. Goenka this award is “Premchand Kee Kahaniyo kaa Kaalkramanusar Adhyayan”. It was published in 2012. This book is a chronological study of short stories written by Munsi Premchand. The selection was made by a committee headed by Mr. Surya Prakash Dixit (former head of Lucknow University).

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About Vyas Samman

The award is given anually for a prominent literary work published in hindi during past 10 years. Instituted by KK Birla foundation it first given in 1991. It carries a cash prize of 2.5lakh rupees, a citation and a winner. Previous year the winner of Vyas Samman 2013 was Viswanath Tripathy for his book “Vyomkesh Darvesh”.

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