Raghuveer Chaudhary selected for Jnanpith award 2015.Jnanpith award is one of the highest literary awards in Indian Literature and it is awarded to authors each year. Currently this award has been given to Raghuveer Chaudhary of Gujarat. He is the 4th person from Gujarat to receive the award. Raghuveer Chaudhary has given his contribution to Indian Literature mainly in gujarati and Hindi. He is the fourth Gujarati litterateur to bag this prestigious award after Uma Shankar Joshi (1967), Pannalal Patel (1985) and Rajendra Shah (2001). The award carries a cash prize of 11 lakh along with one appreciation award. Some of the works of Raghuveer Chaudhary includes His popular novels include “Amrita”, “Venu Vatsala”, “Purvarang”, “Laagni Samjyaa Vinaa Chuuta Padvanu”. Here is some of the details which candidates need to know about the award. Candidates who are appearing in the written examination of clerk etc should know the details about the award and this is very important for them. Here are some important points regarding the award which you need to know.
- Jnanpith Award is one of the two most prestegious literary honours of India (other is Sahitya Akademi Award).
- This award was instituted in : 1961
- First Awarded in : 1965 (awarded to G. Sankara Kurup for his Malayalam poetry collection Odakkuzhal)
Details about Jnanpith Award 2015
Candidates who want to pass the written test should know the current affairs updates which consist of questions from various fields, generally from awards and honours which is important for candidates to know this. Here are some of the details which candidates will need to know. They have to learn the details and this is going to help them in upcoming examinations. All those candidates who will perform well in the written test will be called next for the personal interview process. Here are some of the details which candidates need to know. Below are the details of last 5 years winners of the Jnanpith award which candidates need to know. They can elarn the details and prepare well for the examination.
- 2011 : Prathibha Ray (Yajnaseni)
- 2012 : Ravuri Bharadhwaja (Paakudurallu)
- 2013 : Kedarnath Singh (Akaal Mein Saras)
- 2014 : Balachandra Nemade (Hindu – Jagnachi Samrudhha Adgal)
- 2015 : Raghuveer Chaudhari (for his contributions to Gujarati literature)