Ludhiana: Central Hindi Directorate, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India has selected Dr. Kewal Dheer for its National Award of Hindi Literature for the Year 2015. The award is being given to Dr. Dheer on his Hindi Book of Memoirs entitled ‘Dastak Yadon Ki’.
The award carries Rs.1 lakh and a citation. It will be presented in a function to be held in New Delhi.Dr. Dheer is an eminent Indian writer who has been decorated with a number of prestigious awards which include ‘Shiromani Urdu Sahitkar Award’ the highest award of Punjab Government, Sahityashree National Award, Ambassador for Peace SAARC Award, Honour by House of Commons Canada, Lifetime Achievement Award of The Asian Literary Foundation USA.
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