21 Mar 2021 | 09:00 PM (IST) | 03:30 PM (UK) | 11:30 AM EST (USA) | 10:30 AM CST | 08:30 AM PST



Let's listen in Dr. Pravin Darji's word and voice.



Dr. Pravin Darji

Poet, Translator, Criticism, Researcher, Translator, Editor


Dr. Pravin Darji was born on 23 August 1944 in Mahelol village in Panchmahal district of Gujarat, India. He completed SSC in 1961 and BA in Gujarati and Sanskrit in 1965. He completed MA in 1967 from Gujarat University and PhD in 1973.

He taught Gujarati in Arts College in Modasa in from 1965 to 1967. He joined Lunavada College as a Professor in 1967 and served there until his retirement. He served as a chairman of the University Book Production Board for a year. He briefly edited Shabdashrishti, a literary magazine of Gujarat Sahitya Akademi.

His PhD thesis Nibandh: swarup ane Vikas and many more are published

He received Sanskar Award, Hari Om Award, Sanskritik Gaurav Award, Anantrai Raval Criticism Award, Sanskriti Award, Kala Gurjari Award, Sanskar Chandrak , Viththalbhai Patel Suvarna Chandrak , Premanand Suvarna Chandrak , Dhanji Kanji Gandhi Suvarna Chandrak and Dahyabhai Patel Suvarna Chandrak. He also received Kumar Suvarna Chandrak in 2011

The Government of India honored him with the fourth highest civilian award of Padma Shri in 2011.