28 December 2016 Current Affairs: Eminent Rajasthani litterateur Satya Narayan has been chosen for the 26th Bihari Puraskar, 2016 for his Hindi book titled, "Yeh Ek Dunia".
Instituted in 1991 by the Foundation, the award which is named after famous Hindi poet Bihari, recognises outstanding work in Hindi or Rajasthani, published during the last ten years by a Rajasthani writer.
K K Birla Foundation announces that the twenty-sixth Bihari Puraskar for the year 2016 will be given to Dr Satya Narayan for his Hindi reportage 'Yeh Ek Dunia'. This book was published in 2010
With 'Yeh Ek Dunia', which is a meticulous depiction of various circumstances of life in the contemporary world, Narayan has gone beyond the boundaries of formal format of reporting. He has also written for various newspapers and magazines including, "Yayavar Ki Diary" and has been the recipient of several awards like 'Kanhaiyaa Laal Sahal Award' from Rajasthan Sahitya Akademi, 'Acharya Niranjannath Samman' by Sambodhan, Kankroli among others.
Last year the Bihari Puraskar was awarded to Bhagwati Lal Vyas for his Rajasthani poetry collection titled