For Shri Trilochan Shashtri

The Academy will honour one such litterateur, every year from among the 22 Indian languages; recognized by the constitution; who is committed to people’s cause and is a nationalist, with an award of Rs. 2 lakh.

Renowned litterateur Trilochan Shashtri was given the Sulabh Sahitya Academi Award 1999 for his excellence in trend-setting Hindi prose and poetry writings at a glittering function at PHD House, on December, 12, 1999.

The Award, which consisted of Rs. 2 lakh a golden plaque and a citation, was given by Mr. Dinanth Mishra, a journalist and MP, Rajya Sabha.

On this occasion, Academy’s inaugural issue of “Chakravak” magazine was also released.