Tuesday, June 10, 2008


Haryana Government announced two new awards -- Haryana Sahitya Ratan Puraskar and Haryana Gaurav -- have been instituted to promote the rich culture and literature of the state.Haryana Sahitya Ratan Puraskar carried a cash reward of Rs two lakh, the Haryana Gaurav Pursakar would carry a reward of Rs 51,000. The award money of Babu Balmukand Award has been too increased from Rs 15,000 to Rs 50,000. Similarly, the award money of Poet Lakhmi Chand Award has been increased from Rs 50,000 to Rs one lakh and Poet Surdas Award has also been increased from Rs one lakh to Rs 1.50 lakh.

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