Vyas Samman Award 2015 Awarded to Hindi Author Sunita Jain [ Current Affairs ]

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The prestigious 25th Vyas Samman 2015 has been honored to Hindi scholar, novelist, writer and Hindi and English literature poet Sunita Jain by West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi for her poetry collection Kshama (published in 2008).

Image of Sunita Jain

Image of Sunita Jain

Image of Sunita Jain

  • Kshama shows good emotions and bonding between poet Tulsidas and his wife Ratnavalli and with a beautiful words she had express the sentiment of forgiveness between Tulsidas and his wife.

About Sunita Jain

  • She was born on 13th July 1940 at Ambala, Hariyana.
  • She is one of the finest short story writer and poet of India.
  • At the age of 22 year she took her first step in career and since then she has written over 100 books apart from short-stories, novels and poems in Hindi and English and translated many Jain books in to English.
  • She is professor by profession and had served as the Head of the department of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi.
  • Her Best known work include:
  • A Girl of Her Age
  • A Wo men is Dead (Short Story)
  • An Anthology of World Voices
  • Kshama

Awards and Honours:

  • The Vreeland Award in 1969
  • Marie Sandoz Prairie Schooner Fiction Award in 1970 and 1971
  • Padma Shri in 2004

About Vyas Samman award

  • The Vyas Samman award is literary award of India which honored to inspiring literary work of Indian author or any citizen.
  • It was founded by the K.K. Birla Foundation in 1991 and since that it is awarded annually.
  • The award includes 2.5 lakh rupees, a citation and a plaque.
  • Previous Recipients

Previous Recipients

Previous Recipients

Year

Recipient

Book/ Poem Collection / Novel

2014

Kamal Kishore Goyenka

Premchand Kee Kahaniyon Kaa Kaal Kramanusar Adhyan

2013

Vishwanath Tripathi

memoir Vyomkesh Darvesh

2012

Narendra Kohli

novel Na Bhooto Na Bhavishyati

2011

Ramdarash Misra

collection of poems Aam K Patte

2010

Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari

collection of poems Phir Bhi Kuch Rah Jayega

- Published on: August 23, 2016