Vishwanath Tripathi awarded Vyas Samman
Noted Hindi author Vishwanath Tripathi awarded the prestigious Vyas Samman for the year 2013. He was awarded for his memoir ‘Vyomkesh Darvesh’, a biolgraphy of noted Hindi scholar Acharya Hazari Prasad Dwivedi. ‘Vyomkesh Darvesh’ is a biographical criticism and its speciality is that the personality (Hazari Prasad Dwivedi) that it describes, has been written about by his own student in his (Dwivedi’s) own style.
Vyas Samman is an annual literary award instituted in 1991 by the K K Birla Foundation which carries an amount of Rs 2.5 lakh and is given to an outstanding literary work in Hindi published during the last 10 years.