Thursday, January 24, 2019

Gujarati poet awarded Saraswati Samman for the year 2017



Gujarati poet awarded Saraswati Samman for 

the year 2017


Gujarati poet awarded Saraswati Samman for  the year 2017
Gujarati poet awarded Saraswati Samman for  the year 2017

On 22nd January 2019, the famous Gujarati poet, Sitanshu


Yashaschandra has been honored with Saraswati Samman 2017 for his poetry collection in Gujarati named “Vakhar” published in the year

2009. The award comprises of a citation and a plaque apart from award money of 15 lakh rupees. The 27th edition was organized by KK Birla

Foundation. Yashaschandra poetry collection ‘Jatayu’ received Sahitya

Akademi Award for Gujarati in the year 1987. Yashaschandra, recipient of the Padma Shri in 2006, is known for seamlessly blending history with poetry.

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