Om Thanvi

Om Thanvi

Om used to serve as the Editor-in-Chief of Jansatta, the Indian Express Group. He has also served as the Secretary General of the Editors' Guild of India. Having joined mainstream Hindi journalism in 1980, he has been Editor of Itwari Patrika from 1980 to 1987, a Hindi literary and cultural weekly and Editor-in-Charge of Rajasthan Patrika (1987-89). Om is a recipient of many awards including the Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Puraskar for Journalism awarded by the President of India, the Shamsher Samman for prose, the Haldi Ghati Award for journalism, the SAARC Literary Award and Hindi Academy Award.Recently he was awarded 'Bihari Samman' by the KK Birla Foundation for his book Muanjodaro.

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