Hindi litterateur Kashinath Singh was chosen for the Uttar Pradesh’s highest literary award Bharat Bharti for the year 2014.
The award is given by UP Hindi Sansthan every year. It carries a cash prize of 5 lakh rupees.
Singh has penned many novels and short stories. One of his most famous novel is Kashi ka Assi, which captures the vibrant hues of Banaras.
Besides Singh, several other writers were also selected in various categories by a committee set up by Hindi Sansthaan.
Some of these prominent awardees were:
|Mridula Garg||Lohia Sahitya|
|Vinod Kumar Shukla||Hindi Gaurav|
|Krishna Bihari Mishra||Mahatama Gandhi Sahitya Samman|
|Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra||Deendayal Upadhaya Sahitya Samman|
|Ramkrishna Rajput||Avantibai Sahitya Samman|