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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dr. Giriraj Kishore (b.1936), novelist, short story writer, playwright and critic has authored several noted books such as Pehla Girmitia, Dhai Ghar, Yatnaghar, Tisri and Sattah.
He has won the Bharatendu Puraskar from the Hindi Sansthan, Lucknow; Sahitya Akademi Award; Vyas Samman of the K.K. Birla Foundation and several other prestigious awards.
He was conferred the Emeritus Fellowship of the Government of India for 1998-99 and was the Fellow of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla from 1999 to 2001. He retired as the Head of the Centre for Creative Writing and Publication, IIT, Kanpur.
Dr. Giriraj has traveled widely in the United States, China, South Africa and many European Countries.