Vishwanath Tripathi received Vyas Samman 2013
Vishwanath Tripathi, eminent Hindi writer awarded the prestigious Vyas Samman 2013.
Vishwanath Tripathi, eminent Hindi writer on 29 May 2014 was awarded with the prestigious Vyas Samman for the year 2013. The literary prize carries a citation and a cash amount of 2.5 lakh rupees and memento. He received the award for his work Vyomkesh Darvesh at 23rd edition of the annual ceremony.
About the Vyas Samman
• The award was instituted in 1991 by the K K Birla Foundation. It is presented for an outstanding literary work in Hindi published during the last 10 years.
• Ram Vilas Sharma was the first person to receive the award for his Bharat ke Pracheen bhasha parivar aur Hindi in 1991.
• Narendra Kohli received for his novel Na Bhooto Na Bhavishyati in 2012 and Ramdarash Misra for his collection of poems Aam K Patte in 2011.