Gopi Chand Narang has won recognition around the world for his outstanding contribution to literature. Among the many awards he has received, the most notable are the Sitara-e Imtiaz (2012) and the President’s National Gold Medal (1977) from Pakistan; and the Padma Shri (1990), Sahitya Akademi Award (1995), and the Padma Bhushan (2004) from India. He is the recipient of a D.Litt. (honoris causa) from the University of Hyderabad (2007), Aligarh Muslim University (2009), and Maulana Azad National University, Hyderabad (2012).
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