Thu, Dec 31, 2015, 12:20 PM
Popular Gujarati novelist, poet and critic Raghuveer Chaudhary has been chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2015. It is the 51st Jnanpith award, which has been given to him for his contribution to Indian literature. The announcement was made by the selection board of the literary organisation after a meeting in Delhi. He is the fourth Gujarati writer to receive this prestigious award after Uma Shankar Joshi (1967), Pannalal Patel (1985) and Rajendra Shah (2001).