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Sitanshu Yashaschandra

Sitanshu Yashaschandra

Sitanshu Yashaschandra is a much-celebrated Gujarati poet and playwright, critical theorist, translator, and academic whose work has received wide critical acclaim in India and abroad. He has presented his work in many countries including Germany,France, Russia, South Korea, and the USA. He has received several awards and honours including the Sarasvati Samman (2017), Gujarat Gaurav Award (2014), and Sahitya Akademi Award (1987). He has been the Vice Chancellor of Saurashtra University, Professor and Chair of Gujarati at M. S. University, Baroda, and a visiting Professor at the Sorbonne University, University of Pennsylvania, the Loyola Marymount University, and Jadavpur University.