History of Bihari Puraskar:
Bihari Puraskar is the prestigious literature award which is given by the K.K. Birla Foundation. In the year of 1991 Bihari Puraskar was instituted by K.K. Birla Foundation in the memory of famous poet Bihari Lal. In 1991, famous poet Jaisingh Neeraj was awarded the first Bihari Puraskar for his poetic compilation ‘Thani ka aadmi’.
Quick Info About Bihari Award:
|Prize Money||Two Lakh Rupees|
|First Recipient of Bihari Award||Jaisingh Neeraj|
|Winner of 27th Bihari Puraskar||Vijay Verma (2017)|
Bihari Puraskar Selection Process:
This award is only given to the writer of Rajasthan, Those who are the Native of Rajasthan and Those who are living in there last 7 years, are the capable for this award. This award is only available for those people who has published their book in Rajasthani or Hindi language since last 10 years.
27th Bihari Puraskar 2017:
Famous Rajasthani writer Vijay Verma was selected for 27th Bihari Puraskar for his Hindi Novel “Lokavlokan” on 11th May 2018. This book was published in 2016. “In Lokavalokan”, Vijay Verma has put forward his rationale and analysis of various significant and pertinent aspects of Rajasthani literature and culture in detail.
List of Bihari Puraskar winners since 1991 to 2018:
|Year||Names of litterateur||Book|
|2017||Vijay sharma||“Lokavlokan” (Hindi Novel)|
|2016||Satya Narayan||“Yeh Ek Dunia”( Hindi Book)|
|2015||Dr. Bhagwati Lal Vyas||Kathe Sun Aawe Hai Sabad (Rajasthani Poetry)|
|2014||Om Thanvi||Muanjodaro (travelogue)|
|2013||Chandra Prakash Deval||‘Hirna ! Maun Saadh Van Charna’ (Poetry)|
|2012||Hari Ram Meena||Dhooni Tape Teer (Hindi Novel)|
|2011||Arjun Deo Charan||Ghar To Ek Naam Hai Bharose Ro (Rajasthani Poetry)|
|2010||Giridhar Rathi||Anta Ke Sanshaya (Poems)|
|2009||Hemant Shesh||Jagah Jaisi Jagah (Hindi poems)|
|1991||Jaisingh Neeraj||‘Thani Ka Aadmi’ (Poems)|