Gujarati Sahitya Parishad
Gujarati Sahitya Parishad (Gujarati Literary Council) is a literary organisation for the promotion of Gujarati literature located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. It was founded by Ranjitram Mehta with the aim of creating literature appealing to all classes of society and cultivating a literary sense among the people. Many prominent people including Mahatma Gandhi and Kanaiyalal Munshi have presided over the organisation. Its headquarters, located on Ashram Road, is known as Govardhan Bhavan. It has a conference hall and library.
|Location||Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India|
Parab is the monthly magazine of the Gujarati Sahitya Parishad and is published on the 10th of every month.
|Keshavram Kashiram Shastri||Pune||1985|
|Jhinabhai Desai 'Sneharasmi'||Chennai||1972|
|Tribhuvandas Luhar 'Sundaram'||Junagadh||1970|
|Rasikalal Cho. Parikh||Mumbai||1964|
|Kanaiyalal M. Munshi||Nadiad||1955|
|Harasidhdhabhai V. Divetiya||Navsari||1952|
|Kanaiyalal M. Munshi||Nadiad||1949|
|Ramnarayan V. Pathak||Rajkot||1946|
|Kanaiyalal M. Munshi||Karachi||1937|
|Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi||Ahmedabad||1936|
|Krishnalal M Jhaveri||Lathi||1931|
|Bhulabhai Jivanaji Desai||Nadiad||1931|
|Ranchhodlal Udayaram Dave||Baroda||1921|
|Hargovind D. Kantavala||Ahmedabad||1920|
|Ambalal S. Desai||Rajkot||1909|
It published seven volume of History of Gujarati literature, of which the first volume covers a period of 1150 A.D to 1450 A.D. It gives awards to writers annually such as Ushnas Prize, Takhtasinh Parmar Prize and Uma-Snehrashmi Prize to promote Gujarati literature. A weekly poetry workshop known as Budh Sabha is held on every Wednesday in the World Poetry Centet of Parishad.
- "Dhirubhai Parikh becomes new President of Gujarati Sahitya Parishad". DeshGujarat. December 24, 2013. Retrieved May 10, 2014.
- "Varsha Adalja new President of Gujarati Sahitya Parishad, Prakash Bhagwati new President of GCCI". DeshGujarat. July 27, 2012. Retrieved May 28, 2014.
- Joshi, Ramanlal (October–December 1974). "A Crop of Fresh Telents". Indian Literature. Vol. 17 (Issue 4): 13. JSTOR 23329892. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
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