Jnan Pith Award

General Knowledge Facts : Jnan Pith Award

 

Sahu Shanti Prasad is the founder of Bharatiya Jnan Pith

 

Jnan Pith Award instituted in 1961

 

First Jnan pith award presented in year 1965

 

This award is presented for the work in eleigible 22 languages

 

First Jnan pith award winner is G.Sankar kurup

 

The award comprises of Rs.11 lakh cash prize and bronze replica of saraswati and a citation plaque

 

Asha purna devi became first femal writer to win Jnan pith award in 1976. for her first novell “Pratham Parisruti” this award was presented.

 

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