Vishnu Prabhakar Samman to be conferred upon Aneesh Kumar on 23rd

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Jun 2018 11:09:16


Staff Reporter,

Vishnu Prabhakar samman will be given to Aneesh Kumar for his social service by Sahitya Academy New Delhi. In a press communique released by Ekta Parishad the non voluntary organisation which works for the upliftment of marginalised sector in Madhya Pradesh stated that this year the award will be given to Aneesh Kumar, National coordinator of Ekta Parishad for his active involvement in social sector especially for the upliftment of poor people in Madhya Pradesh . Notably Aneesh is also involved in mobilising people for the cause of tribal rights and against forest rights act (FRA) violations.
Recently Ekta parishad has also organised various camps and sharmdann to create pond with the help of community in areas with acute water crisis in State.

Other awardees selected includes to Kumar Anupam, Naj Khune of New Delhi Pratibha Singh of New Delhi and Deepender Vajpayee has been selected for education. The award will be given on June 23 2018, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Vishnu Prabhakar, in a function organised in the Auditorium of Gandhi Hindustani Sahitya Sabha. This honour will be given on behalf of Ganadhi Hindustani Sahitya Sabha and Vishnu Prabhakar Pratishthan. Vishnu Prabhakar was a Hindi writer.

He had several short stories, novels, plays and travelogues to his credit. Prabhakar’s works have elements of patriotism, nationalism and messages of social upliftment. He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1993, Mahapandit Rahul Sankrityayan Award in 1995 and the Padma Bhushan (the third highest civilian honour of India) by the Government of India in 200.