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Tony Joseph wins the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2019 for ‘Early Indians’


Tony Joseph wins the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2019 for ‘Early Indians’


English author Tony Joseph has won the 12th ‘Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize’.

He was awarded for his 2018 book, “Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From“.

The award was instituted in 2008 and it carries a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh along with a trophy.

The book tells the tale of the people of South Asia through research in six disciplines, including path-breaking new DNA evidence.