Kashinath Singh - Current Affairs Questions and Answers

1)   Name the Hindi litterateur who was chosen for the Uttar Pradesh's highest literary award, Bharat Bharti, for the year 2014 on 3rd Aug’15?

a. Keshavnath Bharti
b. Mamta Kalia
c. Kashinath Singh
d. Bhakti Yadav
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Kashinath Singh

The award is given by UP Hindi Sansthan every year. It carries a cash prize of 5 lakh rupees. He is best known for his most famous novel Kashi ka Assi, which captures the vibrant hues of Banaras.