Amritlal Vegad

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Amritlal Vegad (3 October 1928 – 6 July 2018) was an Indian writer and poet. He was born in Madhapar, India. He wrote in Gujarati and Hindi from Jabalpur.[1][2][3] Amritlal Vegad was awarded in 2004 with Sahitya Akademi Award for his travelogue – Saundaryani Nadi Narmada[4] and also Madhya Pradesh Rajya Sahitya Award & Rashtrapati Award for his various works.[5][6] He was best known for his novel Narmada-ki-pari-krama written in Hindi language and Saundaryani Nadi Narmada (travelogue) & Parikramā Narmadā maiyānī in Gujarati language.[7][8]

Vegad died on 6 July 2018 from respiratory failure at the age of 89.[9]

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  1. National exhibition of art, Volume 39. Lalit Kala Akademi. 1996. p. 103.
  2. "River of life and learning – chat For Amritlal Vegad, painting, collages and writings on the River Narmada are part of a reverent journey by PARUL SHARMA SINGH". The Hindu. 25 February 2011. Retrieved 12 July 2012.
  3. "નર્મદા પરિક્રમાના અનુભવો – અમૃતલાલ વેગડ". April 8, 2006. ReadGujarati.com. Retrieved 12 July 2012.
  4. Competition Science Vision Feb 2005. 2005. p. 1561.
  5. Indian Affairs Annual, Volume 2 By Mahendra Gaur. 2007. p. 41.
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  7. Parikramā Narmadā maiyānī. 2003.
  8. [2] Saundaryani nadi Narmada by Amrutlal Vegad (2006)
  9. Deewan, Deepak (2018-07-06). "breaking news- ख्यातिनाम चित्रकार और नर्मदा यायावर अमृत लाल वेगड़ नहीं रहे, शोक में डूबी संस्कारधानी". www.patrika.com (in Hindi). Retrieved 2018-07-06.