New Delhi: Renowned Hindi author Govind Mishra will be given Sarawasti honour for the year 2013 for his book 'Dhool Paudho Par'.
Mishra will be the second Hindi author who will recieve this honour after it was given to Harivansh Rai Bachchan in 1991.
The book 'Dhool Paudho Par' was published in 2008.
The award, established in 1991, carries Rs 10 lakh as cash prize along with a certificate, a statement issued by K K Birla Foundation said yesterday.
Mishra's first novel 'Wo Apna Chehra' was published in 1969.
His famous novel 'Lal Peeli Zameen' published in 1976 was much talked about.