The award ceremony in the memory of office bearers of Dushyant Kumar Memorial Manuscript Museum was held on Saturday. Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Girish Gautam was present as the chief guest.
Well-known Hindi-Bagheli litterateur Ram Naresh Tiwari was present as a special guest in this programme organized in Ajay Tiwari auditorium of the museum and Vikas Dave, director of Sahitya Akademi was also present. The writers were felicitated in this programme.
In his address on this occasion, Gautam said that the creation of literature is an act of hard penance and sadhna. Gautam said that literature is the medium of emotional expression of social pains and hence it has direct relation with the society.
In this ceremony, Laxminarayan Payodhi was given Kamleshwar Samman, Shivkumar Archan was given Ramadhir Samman, Usha Jaiswal was given Kanhaiya Lal Nandan Samman, Kanta Rai received Baburao Gujare Samman, Sanjeev Gupta received Rajendra Joshi Samman, Smt. Jaya Arya got Braj Bhushan Sharma Bhushan. Rajesh Gaba was felicitated with Vitthal Bhai Patel Samman, Meenu Pandey Nayan was honored bySushma Tiwari, Manoj Kumar was felicitated with Vijay Shirdonkar Samman, Sanjay Lamba was honored with Akhilesh Jain Memorial Award, Vikas Dave, Director of Sahitya Akademi, was honored with last year's Dr. Kanhaiyalal Nandan Samman at the function.