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Hariram Meena Selected For the Bihari Puraskar For 2012

Mar 5, 2013 15:47 IST

Rajasthani author Hariram Meena was selected for the Bihari Puraskar for 2012 for Hindi novel Dhooni Tape Teer. The novel was published in 2008.

Dhooni Tape Teer is a novel based on the deaths of tribal people in Banswara in Rajasthan on 17 November 1913.
The Bihari Puraskar is selected annually by a panel, which at present is headed by Nand Kishore Acharya.

About the Bihari Puraskar

• Bihari Puraskar was instituted by K K Birla Foundation in 1991.
• It is given on a yearly basis to the Rajasthani writers for their literary works in Rajasthani or Hindi published in last 10 years.
• The award includes a citation along with a cash prize of 1 lakh Rupees.

About Hariram Meena

• Hariram Meena was born on 1 May 1952 in Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan.
• Various publications have been credited to his name and these include one novel, two anthologies and one travelogue.

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