Mr. Kanhaiya Lal Kaithwas, Associate Professor, Department of Theatre Arts, Sarojini Naidu School of Arts & Communication, University of Hyderabad has been awarded “Rajya Shikar Samman” for theatre by the Government of Madhya Pradesh for his contribution to the field of theatre.
Rajya Shikhar Samman is one of the major awards given by the Madhya Pradesh government for the significant personalities in different fields. Mr. Kanhaiya Lal Kaithwas has been chosen for his extensive work in the field of theatre spanning for a period of more than three decades. His contribution to theatre training, direction and craft were the areas considered for the award. He has received the award on 18th November, 2019 in a function held at Bhopal.