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Shrikant Verma Sahitya Akademi Award Awarded In 1987

Shrikant Verma

Shrikant Verma

Award Name : Sahitya Akademi Award

Year of Award : 1987

Award for : Literature

Location : Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India


Shrikant Verma was an Indian poet and a member of parliament from Madhya Pradesh as an INC candidate from 1976 to 1982, and 1982 to 1986. He was married to Veena Verma who was also a member of parliament from Madhya Pradesh. Verma was born in Bilaspur village in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. He graduated from Nagpur University in Master of Arts (Hindi) and has authored about twenty books in Hindi language. He was awarded Tulsi Samman for Jalsagar from Madhya Pradesh Government in 1976 and Shiksha Samman from Madhya Pradesh State Kala Parishad in 1981. In 1982, he headed over the Afro-Asian Writer's Conference hosted in New Delhi. In 1987, he was posthumously awarded the Sahitya Academy Award for Magadh.


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