Columbia University

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Allison Busch awarded Vishwa Hindi Samman

Allison Busch, Associate Professor of Hindi Literature in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, was awarded the Vishwa Hindi Samman by the Government of India, through through the World Hindi Conference.  The Vishwa Hindi Samman (the World Hindi Award) was given to Professor Busch to honor her "remarkable and outstanding contributions to the spread of Hindi language and Hindi literature."  She was presented with the award by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna on September 27.