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Members of the Indian History Congress, authors, publishers and all those interested are invited to send recommendations/nominations for this prestigious award to Prof. Arun Bandopadhyay, Secretary, Indian History Congress, Department of History, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, 700027 or to  Prof. S.Z.H. Jafri, Joint Secretary and Incharge, Permanent Office, Indian History Congress, Department of History, University of Delhi, Delhi, 110007. Any Indian author of a notable historical work published in the calendar years 2009 and 2010 would be eligible. The Award consists of Rs. 25000, a citation and a plaque. A committee of three independent experts decide on the Award. All persons making a recommendation are requested to send two copies of the book along with it, or, failing this, provide the fullest possible details about the book(full name of author, title, publisher, year of publication). All recommendations received by 15th November 2011 will be placed before the committee.



Recommendations are also invited for the HiraLal Gupta Research Award for an outstanding research work published by an Indian woman historian during the years 2006-2010. The Award amounts to Rs. 10,000 and will be decided by the same Committee as constituted for the Barpujari Award. The recommendations on the same lines as for the Barpujari Award, should be received by the Secretary/Joint Secretary, Indian History Congress (addresses above) by 15th November 2011.