Vyas Samman 2017: Mamta Kalia

  • Renowned Hindi scholar and writer Mamta Kalia has been selected for Vyas Samman 2017 for her novel "Dukkham Sukkham".

  • "Dukkham Sukkham" is a saga of three generations of a lower middle-class family.

  • The Vyas Samman is a literary award in India, first awarded in 1991. It is awarded annually by the K.K. Birla Foundation. The award includes a monetary token of Rs.3.5 lakhs, a citation and a plaque.

  • To be eligible for the award, the literary work must be in the Hindi language and should have been published in past 10 years.

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