Dhanji Kanji Gandhi Suvarna Chandrak

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Dhanji Kanji Gandhi Suvarna Chandrak
Civilian award for contributions to Literature
Sponsored byGujarat Sahitya Sabha
LocationGujarat, India
First awarded1983
Last awarded2015
Highlights
First winnerRamesh Parekh
Last winnerHarsh Brahmbhatt[citation needed]

Dhanji Kanji Gandhi Suvarna Chandrak also known as Dhanji Kanji Gandhi Gold Medal, is a literary honour in Gujarat, India given by Gujarat Sahitya Sabha. Established in 1983, the award is conferred annually on the most outstanding literate for his significant contribution in Gujarati literature. Chinu Modi rejected this medal in 1994.[1]

Recipients[edit]

The list of the recipients of Dhanji Kanji Gandhi Suvarna Chandrak is as below:[2][3]

Year Recipient
1983 Ramesh Parekh
1984 Kundanika Kapadia
1985 Pannalal Patel
1986 Rajendra Shah

Chandrakant Sheth

1987 Balmukund Dave

Taai Abbasali Karimbhai

1988 Madhu Rye
1989 Dhirendra Mehta
1990 Joseph Macwan
1991 Madhusudan Parekh
1992 Ramprasad Shukla
1993 Vinesh Antani
1994 Chinu Modi (not accepted)
1995 Radheshyam Sharma
1996 Chimanlal Trivedi
1997 Digish Mehta
1998 Manhar Modi
1999 Yogesh Joshi
2000 Ramesh M. Shukla
2001 Kumarpal Desai
2002 Ratilal Borisagar
2003 Manoj Khanderia
2004 Mohanlal Patel
2005 Pravin Darji
2006 Yashvant Mehta
2007 Manilal H. Patel
2008 Jayant Gadit
2009 Jyotiben Thanki
2010 Harikrishna Pathak
2011 Dhruv Bhatt
2014 Bhanuprasad Pandya
2015 Harsh Brahmbhatt

References[edit]

  1. Brahmbhatt, Prasad (2014). History of Modern Gujarati Literature (Modern & Post Modern Era). Ahmedabad: Parshva Publication. p. 407. ISBN 978-93-5108-247-7.
  2. Trivedi, Dr. Ramesh M. (2015). Arvachin Gujarati Sahityano Itihas (History of Modern Gujarati Literature). Ahmedabad: Adarsh Prakashan. p. 420. ISBN 978-93-82593-88-1.
  3. Shastri, Keshavram Kashiram (2013) [1977]. Trivedi, Shraddha; Shah, Kirtida; Shah, Pratibha (eds.). Gujarat Na Saraswato-1 ગુજરાતના સારસ્વતો-૧ [Who's Who in Gujarati Literature] (in ગુજરાતી). 1. Ahmedabad: Gujarat Sahitya Sabha. p. 17. OCLC 900401455.

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