The Literary award Jnanpith or Gyanpith is one of the highest literary honour in India. Some call it Gyanpeeth award also. The award is meant to recognize, nurture and promote the excellence in writing in all recognized Indian languages.
The latest Jnanpith Award has been the 52st Jnanpith Award to veteran modern Bengali poet Shankha Ghosh for year 2016.
Event took place at Lok Sabha Secretariat Parliament Museum.