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April 04, 2021
Vadodara: Renown Gujarati poet Khalil Dhantejvi (Khalil Ismailbhai Makrani) passed away today in Vadodara. He was 86 due to breathing related issues. Born in Dhantej village of Vadodara district in 1935, Khalil Dhantejvi was Gujarati and Urdu Ghazalkar and poet. He was conferred with Kalapi puraskar and Vali Gujarat Ghazal puraskar. He was also columnist in leading Gujarati daily. DeshGujarat
January 14, 2021
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendrabhai Modi today tweeted his poetry on Uttarayan in Gujarati language. The poetry has been titled as Occasion in sky and the sky in eyes.
આભમાં અવસર અને આંખમાં જ અંબર pic.twitter.com/wKcKwAl1W4— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 14, 2021 Read More
October 23, 2020
Ahmedabad: Prakash N Shah has been declared victorious in the election of the post of President of Gujarati Sahitya Parishad. Shah got 562 of 1292 votes. Other candidates Harshad Trivedi and Harikrushna Pathak got 533 and 197 votes respectively. Out of total 1337 vote, 45 were declared invalid. Shah will be on this post for three years. He will replace outgoing president Sitanshi Yashaschandra. Counting of votes for election of members and central committee will take place on October 25. DeshGuj...Read More
July 12, 2020
Surat: Veteran political columnist Nagindas Sanghvi passed away today at the age of 100 due to acute asthma attack. Sangvi was conferred Padma Shri in year 2019.
1920 born Sanghavi passed Masters in Bombay University in year 1947. He started his teaching career (1951–80) at Bhavan's College, Andheri.
He later moved to Ruparel College, Mahim and Mithibai College, Vile Parle teaching political science.
Gujarat: A Political Analysis; (1996) Centre for Social Studies
April 30, 2020
Valsad: Renown Gujarati author Kundanika Kapadia (Ishama) passed away early in the morning today at her Nandigram ashram near Valsad in South Gujarat. She was 93.
Born on 11 January 1927 at Limbdi (now in Surendranagar district, Gujarat) to Narottamdas Kapadia, Kundanikaben completed her primary and secondary education from Godhra. She has participated in Quit India Movement in 1942. In 1948, she completed BA in History and Politics from Samaldas College, Bhavnagar affiliated with University...Read More
December 18, 2019
New Delhi: Noted Gujarati litterateur Ratilala Borisagar has been selected for prestigious Sahitya Akademi award for this year.
The Executive Committee of the Akademi led by its chairman Dr Chandrashekar Kambar announced the names of the winners of the prestigious prize for 23 languages including Gujarati here today.
Borisagar, born in Savarkundala in Amreli district in Saurashtra region of Gujarat on August 31 , 1938, has been selected for his essay '.Mojma Revu Re' . The decis...Read More
February 13, 2019
Ahmedabad: Gujarat University has decided to award D.Litt (doctorate) to veteran Gujarati litterateur Raghuvir Chaudhary, Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha(BAPS) saint Brahmviharidas, Bharatiya Akhada Parishad chief Swami Parmatmanand Saraswati, veteran columnist, author and litterateur Gunvant Shah, senior journalist and Gujarat Sahitya Academy chief Vishnu Pandya, senior lawyer Sudhir Nanavati and poet Ankit Trivedi. This decision was taken in syndicate meeting of Gujarat University a...Read More
June 14, 2018
Well known Gujarati litterateur Bakulbhai Bakshi today died at his resident here. He was 76.
According to family members Bakshi, who was born and brought up in Kolkata but later settled in Gujarat and had written many books in Gujarati, suffered a heart attack this morning.
Bakhsi, a former IRS officer who retired from a top post in customs department in February 2003 had received president medal for his writings. He was younger brother of two well known li...Read More
May 23, 2018
Ahmedabad: Veteran humor writer, author, orator, columnist Vinod Bhatt passed away today He was ailing for some time and under the treatment. He took last breath at 11.05 am today. His body will be donated to medical college at 5.00 pm today. One of most popular persons in Gujarati literature world, Vinodbhai was 80-year old. He has given over 20 books. Born on 14 January 1938 at Nandol near Dahegam in Audichya Brahmin family, Vinodbhai graduated from HL Commerce college in Ahmedabad in 1961 and...Read More
December 28, 2017
Organized by former DNA editor Shyam Parekh and Samkit Shah, the 5th edition of Gujarat Literature Festival (GLF) will be held here from January 3 to 7 next year during which for the first time 'GLF Awards' would be announced for writers, publishers and other literary genres.
Addressing a joint press conference here today the organizers said that over 100 events would be held during the five day fest in which nearly 200 local, national and international authors, ex...Read More
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