Kanhaiyalal Sethia Award for Poetry formulated
To celebrate and promote the expressive art of poetry, the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, one of the greatest literary gatherings in the world, has announced the first edition of the Kanhaiyalal Sethia Award for Poetry. In association with KL Sethia Foundation, the award is established in memory of Mahakavi Kanhaiyalal Sethia. In addition to a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh, the winner will also receive the prestigious opportunity to share the stage with literary heavyweights at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2016. Mahakavi Kanhaiyalal Sethia was a renowned Rajasthani and Hindi poet. The internationally acclaimed writer authored a total of 42 books in Hindi, Urdu and Rajasthani.