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24th Vyaas Samman conferred on eminent Hindi writer Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka

Eminent Hindi writer Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka has been conferred with prestigious 24th Vyaas Samman for year 2014.

He was bestowed with this award in recognition of his work ‘Premchand ki Kahaniyon ka Kaal Kramanusaar Adhyayan’. It is a critical analysis of the work Hindi literature’s doyen Munshi Premchand.

About Vyas Samman

  • The award was instituted by the K.K. Birla Foundation in 1991.
  • It is awarded annually for an exceptional contribution made by Hindi writers towards the language and his work published in past 10 years.
  • The award carries monetary award of 2.5 lakh rupees, a citation and a plaque.
  • Inaugural award was bestowed upon Ram Vilas Sharma in 1991 for his work Bharat ke Pracheen bhasha parivar aur Hindi.

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