Vyas Samman Winners List

Who is called Vyas Samman?

The Vyas Samman is the second highest literary award, after the Jnanpith Award, for contributions made to Indian literature. This award was given in 1991 by K. K. Birla Foundation started The first Vyas Samman was given in the year 1991 for Ram Vilas Sharma's work 'The Ancient Language Family of India and Hindi'.

Brief Description of Vyas Samman:

Category of award Literature
Establishment year 1991
Prize money 3.50 lakh in cash, a citation and a memento
First winner Ram Vilas Sharma (1991)
last winner Asghar Wajahat (2021)
Description Second highest literary award given in India after Jnanpith Award

Vyas Samman 2021:

Renowned Hindi writer, Asghar Wajahat was conferred with the prestigious Vyas Samman - 2021. He was awarded the 31st Vyas Samman for his play "Mahabali". The Vyas Samman, instituted in 1991, is given by the KK Birla Foundation for an outstanding literary work in Hindi written by an Indian citizen published during the last 10 years. In this, four lakh rupees, citation and plaque are given as an award.

Features and important facts of Vyas Samman:

  • This award is given every year to any literary work in Hindi published within the last 10 years.
  • If in the opinion of the committee, if any work in any year is not of the required level for Vyas Samman, then there is also a provision for not giving the award in that year.
  • According to the rules of Vyasa Samman, the work can be in any genre of literature. Apart from creative literature, other genres like autobiography, fine essay, review and criticism, literature and history of language etc.
  • The uniqueness of Vyas Samman is that it is given to a literary work, not keeping the litterateur in the center.
  • The award is not given posthumously, but may be considered after the selection committee has begun the discussion if the author of the proposed work dies.
  • No other work of the respected author is considered in the future.

List of Vyas Samman winners from the year 1991 till now:

The year Writer's name Work/novel/poetry
2021 Asghar Wajahat (2021) For the play "Mahabali"
2020 Prof. Sharad Pagare For the novel "The Queen of Pataliputra"
2019 Nasira Sharma For novel paper boat
2018 Lilladher Jagudi Kitne Log Utne Prem (Poems)
2017 Mamta Kalia Dukkham - Sukham (Novel)
2016 Surendra Verma Shami Tree Cutting: From the Side of Padmapakhuri (Novel)
2015 Dr. Sunita Jain Sorry (poem)
2014 Kamal Kishore Goenka Chronological Study of the Stories of Premchand
2013 Vishwanath Tripathi Byomkesh Darvesh (Memoirs)
2012 Narendra Kohli Neither the Past nor the Future (Novel)
2011 Ramdarsh ​​Mishra Mango Leaves (poem collection)
2010 Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari There will still be some
2009 Amarkant With these weapons
2008 Mannu Bhandari A Story Too (Autobiography)
2007 - -
2006 Parmanand Srivastava Meaning of the poem
2005 Chandrakanta Katha Satisar (Novel)
2004 Mridula Garg Kathgulab (novel)
2003 Chitra Mudgali Aavan (novel)
2002 Kailash Bajpayee The Krishna Paksha of the Earth (Management Poem)
2001 Ramesh Chandra Shah Side of criticism
2000 Giriraj Kishore First Contracted (novel)
1999 Shrilal Shukla Saints of Bisrampur (Novel)
1998 Govind Mishra Assembly of the Five Courts (novel)
1997 Kedarnath Singh Uttar Kabir and other poems
1996 Prof. Ram Swaroop Chaturvedi Hindi Literature and Development of Sensation
1995 Kunwar Narayan No One Else (poem)
1994 Dharamveer Bharti Dream Still (poem collection)
1993 Girijakumar Mathuri Main Waqt Ke Hoon Samne (Poetry Collection)
1992 Dr. Shiv Prasad Singh Blue Moon (novel)
1991 Ram Vilas Sharma Ancient language families of India and Hindi

Note: In the year 2007, no work was awarded the Vyas Samman.

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