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Saraswati award for the year 2020 : Dr. Sharan Kumar Limbale
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Dr. Sharan Kumar Limbale had bagged the Saraswati Samman, the country’s highest literary award, for the year 2020.
The 30th edition of the prize, the highest recognition in the field of Indian literature was given to Limbale for his 2018 Marathi navel ” Sanatan “.
- Sanatan is an important social and historical document of the Dalit struggle.
The award carries a cash prize of Rs 15 lakh and a citation.
He is the first Dalit writer to get the award.
Limbale has authored 40 books of novel, poetry, stories and criticism.
He has also written critical essays and papers for many seminars.
He is the former head of Nashik’s Yashwantrao Chavan Open University.
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