Zahoor Khan Mehar

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Zahoor Khan Mehar has written several books on the history and culture of Rajasthan.[1]

Achievements and awards[edit]

  1. Rajasthani Sanskriti Ra Chitram, 1981 (Rajasthani, Pen Portraits of Rajasthani Culture)
  2. Dhar Majlan Dhar Kosan, 1984 (Rajasthani)
  3. Rajasthan Mein Aajadi Ro Aandolan, 1986 (Rajasthani)
  4. Talwan Nibandh, 1986 (Rajasthani)
  5. Arjun Aali Aankh, 1990 (Rajasthani)
  6. Ujjal Pakh, 1993 (Rajasthani)
  7. Itihas Ratnakar, 1992 (Hindi)
  8. Rajastan Mein Swatantrata Sangharsh, 1992 (Hindi)
  9. Itihaskar Jagdish Singh Gehlot, 1992 (Hindi)
  10. Sanskritik Etihasik Rajasthan, 1992 (Rajasthani)
  11. Rajasthan Ke Itihas Ka Sarvekshan, 1992 (Hindi)
  12. Saako Khichi Mukandas Ro, 1992 (Rajasthani, Hindi and English)
  13. Rajasthan : Swatantrata Aandolan Ka Itihas, 1992 (Hindi)
  14. Rajasthani Sahitya (Gadhya), 1993 (Rajasthani)
  15. Jaimal Meratia, 1993 (Rajasthani)
  16. Rani Laxmi Kumari Chundawat Granthavali, 1994 (Rajasthani)
  17. Durgesh Joshi (Sugam)1934 (Rajsthani and Hindi )

Essays[edit]

More than 200 essays on varied subjects pertaining to the literature, culture and history of Rajashtan published in several reputed journals, magazines and periodicals. He has edited more than a dozen research journals, commemoration volumes and souvenirs. He has also delivered more than a 100 radio talks from various stations of All India Radio.

Prizes[edit]

  1. Mahendra Jajodia Puruskar, 1981 Rajasthan Ratnakar, New Delhi
  2. Academy Award – 1981-82 Rajasthan Sahitya Academy, Udaipur
  3. Best Writing Award, 1982 Rajasthani Graduates National Service Association, Mumbai
  4. Prithviraj Rathore Puraskar, 1982-83 Highest literary award for Rajasthani Language of Rajasthan Sahitya Academy, Udaipur
  5. Rameshwar Tatia Puruskar, 1986 Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad, Calcutta
  6. Marudhar Manishi awards, 1991 J.S.G Research Institute, Jodhpur
  7. Ban Bhatt Samman, 1992 Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Satya Shodhak Sansthan, Jodhpur
  8. Abhinandan-Patra, 1992 For Literary services of permanent value, Khichi Chouhan Shodh Sansthan, Indroka
  9. Maharana Kumbha Award, 1992 Maharana Mewar Foundation, Udaipur
  10. Ghanshyamdas Saraf Award, 1993 Highest award of Rajasthani Literature, Marwari Sammelan, Mumbai
  11. Abhinandan-Patra, 1994 For meritorious services to Rajasthani Literature, Lakhetia Ger Samiti, Barmer
  12. Lakhotia Award, 1995 R.N.A.R Lakhotia Trust, New Delhi
  13. Palki Siropar, 1997 Mehrangarh Museum Trust, Jodhpur
  14. Marwar Ratna Samman, 2004 Mehrangarh Museum Trust, Jodhpur
  15. Felicitation by the Jodhpur District Administration on the occasion of the Independence Day, 1989 and by Rotary Club, Lion’s Club, Yuva Sahityakar Parishad and several educational institutions.

Administrative and public life[edit]

  • President, Board of Sports, J.N.V University, Jodhpur
  • Proctor, Arts Faculty, J.N.V University, Jodhpur
  • Member of Faculty Board
  • Advisory Board Rajasthani Sahitya Academy, New Delhi
  • Executive Member, Rajasthani Bhasa, Sahitya evam Sanskriti Academy, Bikaner
  • Advisory Board, Rajasthan Doordarshan, Jaipur

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