Viveki Rai (born November 19, 1924) is an Indian writer who has penned over fifty books. He was presented with the Mahapandit Rahul Sankrityayan Award in 2001 and the Yash Bharati Award in 2006 in recognition of his contributions to Hindi literature.
He is a famous literary figure of
Hindi & Bhojpuri literature. He belongs to Sonwani village in Ghazipur. He is well known Hindi Lalit Nibandhakaar. He got many awards from U P Govt. He has written more than 50 books. [1 ] Sonamati is a popular novel of Mr.Rai. He was awarded Mahapandit Rahul Sankrityayan Award in 2001 and Uttar Pradesh's prestigious Yash Bharati Samman award in 2006 for his contribution to Hindi Literature. He has been awarded the [2 ] Mahatma Gandhi Samman by the Uttar Pradesh government. Sri Rai has been awarded by [3 ] Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Award of Srimath Kashi on 14 January 2012 in Varanasi. He criticized Indian Emergency through his novel Katra bi Aarzoo written by Rahi Masoom Raza, which is the most direct and effective condemnation in Hindi fiction. He has also published some good essays. [4 ] [5 ]
List of works [ edit ]
Dehri ke paar
Samar Shesh Hai
Fir Baitalawa Dar Par
Aam Rasta Nahin Hai
Angan Ke Bandanvar
Astha Aur Chintan
Chali Fagunhat Baure Aam
Gamvai Gandh Gulab
Jivan Agyan Ka Ganith Hai
Manbodh Master Ki Diary
Mere Shuddha Shraddhey
Meri Terah Kahaniyan
Narendra Kohli Apratim Katha Yatri
Sawalon Ke Samne
Yeh Jo Hai Gayatri
Literary Criticism [ edit ]
Kalpana Aur Hindi Sahitya, Anila Prakāśana, 1999.
MERI SHRESHTHA VYANGYA RACHNAYEN, 1984.
Bhojpuri [ edit ]
Essays and Poetry [ edit ]
Bhojapurī nibandha nikuñja: Bhojapurī ke taintālīsa go cunala nibandha, Akhila Bhāratīya Bhojapurī Sāhitya Sammelana, 1977.
Gaṅgā, Yamunā, Sarasvatī: Bhojapurī kahānī, nibandha, saṃsmaraṇa, Bhojapurī Saṃsthāna, 1992.
Janatā ke pokharā: tīni go Bhojapurī kavitā, Bhojapurī Sāhitya Saṃsthāna, 1984.
Bhojapurī Akādamī, Paṭanā, tisarakā vārshikotsava samāroha, Ravivāra, 2 Maī 1982, ke avasara para āyojita vyākhyānamālā meṃ Bhojapurī kathā sāhitya ke vikāsa vishaya para Ḍô. Vivekī Rāya ... ke vyākhyāna, Bhojapurī Akādamī, 1982.
Amangalhari, Bhojpurī Saṃsthāna, 1998.
Ke Kahala Chunarī Rangā la, Bhojpuri Saṃsāda, 1968.
Guru-Grih Gayau Padhan Raghurai, 1992.
^ राजीवरंजन, विवेकी राय के निबंधों में जीवन-संवेदन, नवनिकष, विवेकी राय विशेषांक, ( सम्पादन ) लक्ष्मीकांत पाण्डेय, वर्ष-२, अंक-५, नवम्बर, २००८ , पृष्ठ ३६-३९
^ "Cong sees red as UP honours Abhishek". The Times of India. 2006-11-21 . Retrieved . 2009-01-23
^ "Namwar Singh, Ramesh Kuntal to be awarded Hindi Sansthan awards". Express India. 2006-09-13 . Retrieved . 2009-01-23
^ Mathur, O.P. (2004). Indira Gandhi and the emergency as viewed in the Indian novel. Sarup & Sons. ISBN 978-81-7625-461-8.
^ Datta, Amaresh Datta (1988). Encyclopaedia of Indian literature vol. 2. Sahitya Akademi. p. 914. ISBN 978-81-260-1194-0.
References [ edit ]
Amaresh Datta, Mohan Lal,
Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature : Navaratri-Sarvasena, Sahitya Akademi, 1991.