Ruskin Bond

  • 13 May 2024

Renowned English author Ruskin Bond was conferred with the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Fellowship at his Mussoorie residence.

  • Bond, born on May 19, 1934, in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh, has been an active writer for over 50 years, spanning various genres.
  • Notable works include "Vagrants in the Valley", "Angry River", and "Leopard on the Mountain", showcasing his diverse literary talent.
  • Adaptations of his stories, such as "A Flight of Pigeons", have been featured in films like "Junoon" and TV serials like 'Ek Tha Rusty'.
  • With over 300 short stories, essays, and novels, Bond's contributions to literature have earned him prestigious accolades, including the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan.