Krishna Sobti to get this year’s Jnanpith award 2017

Renowned Hindi writer Krishna Sobti has been chosen for this year’s Jnanpith Award.

92-year-old Krishna Sobti was chosen for the prestigious award at a meeting of the selection committee held here on Friday. The meeting was chaired by renowned Hindi critic Namwar Singh.

Ms Sobti has been chosen for the 53rd Jnanpith award for her immense contribution in the field of literature.