Shamim Hanfi, the Urdu scholar has got Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award [ Current Affairs ]

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About Shamim Hanfi: Shamim Hanfi was born on 17th May 1939 in Sultanpur. He had served as a faculty in Aligarh Muslim University. He is also an artist and he is patent in his passion of performance in arts, painting, pottery etc.

Image of Shamim Hanfi

Image of Shamim Hanfi

Winner of Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award

  • Currently, he is Professor Emeritus at Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi.
  • He is known for his books on criticism like Ghazal Ka Naya Manzarnama, Jadidiyat ki Falsafiyani Asas and Infiradi Shaoor aur Ijtemai Zindagi.
  • Earlier he had served as a faculty in Aligarh Muslim University.

About his achievements:

  • He received a Saraswati statue, a silver citation and a shawl.
  • He will also receive a salary of Rs. 11, 000 per month for the next one year from Bharatiya Jnanpith.

About selection for Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award:

  • Shamim Hanfi has selected for the Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award of Bharatiya Jnanpith.

About Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award

  • Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award was started in 2015 by Bharatiya Jnanpith to honor 70 years of the institution.
  • It is given to the persons who has contributes in writing in Indian languages.
  • This award carries Saraswati statue, a silver citation and a shawl and also stipend of 11, 000 rupees per month from the institution.

- Published on: September 22, 2015