Kamleshwar to receive 'Shikhar Sahitya Samman'

Published on Mar 26, 2006 06:25 PM IST

Renowned novelist Kamleshwar gets 'Shikhar Sahitya Samman' for the year 2005.

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Leading literary organisation 'Shikhar' has selected renowned novelist Kamleshwar for its 'Shikhar Sahitya Samman' for the year 2005.

The honour was being conferred on him for his novel 'Kitne Pakistan,' also awarded by Sahitya Academy recently.

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister VB Singh, who is also the Chief Patron of 'Shikhar', would present Rs 51,000 in cash, a citation and memento to Kamleshwar at a function in New Delhi on May 27, 2006, Keshav Narayan, President of the organisation, said on Sunday.

A recipient of Bharat-Bharti award from Uttar Pradesh Hindi Sansthan, Bihar Rashtriya Bhasha Shikhar Samman and Shalaka Samman from Hindi Academy, Kamleshwar was recently conferred 'Padma Bhushan' for his contribution in the field of Hindi literature.

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