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Jnanpith award conferred on Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday conferred Jnanpith award on eminent Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh for his outstanding contribution towards Indian literature.

Renowned Hindi poet Shastri to accept Padma award

Barely hours after refusing the
Padmashri conferred on him this year, eminent poet Acharya
Janaki Ballabh Shastri agreed to accept it.