Indian wins Indu Sharma Katha Samman
London: Indian novelist Vikas Kumar Jha has been chosen for the 2011 International Indu Sharma Katha Samman, for his novel ‘McCluskieganj ' . The award will be presented to Jha at a function in the House of Commons here on June 27, Tejendra Sharma, General Secretary of Katha (United Kingdom) said on Monday.
A post-graduate in Sociology, 47-year-old Jha is the editor of Hindi magazine Rang Prasang.
The International Indu Sharma Katha Samman was instituted in the memory of poetess and short story writer Indu Sharma who died of cancer in 1995. — PTI