Sulabh Fellowship Award was conferred upon Professor Hetukar Jha, Former Professor of Sociology Patna University, Patna as recognition of teaching and research contributions of Professor Hetukar Jha to the fields of Sociology,
Anthropology and History in a function held at the Mavalankar Hall, New Delhi, 8 September, 2015

After retirement, he has completely devoted himself to research on different aspects of the regions of Bihar in particular, and India in general from historical perspective. He is committed to the field of historical sociology, and believes that Indian Sociology can’t be profoundly understood without incorporating the field-view accounts of Indian History. Professor Hetukar has devoted his life time to teaching Sociology and doing immaculate distinguished research in the fields of Sociology, Anthropology and History since 1968.