05 December 2018
Bhubaneswar: Four well-known litterateurs of Odisha will receive the Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award 2018.
Dasarathi Das will receive the Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award 2018 for his book ‘Prasanga Puruna Bhabana Nua’, Gaganendra Nath Das will be conferred with Sahitya Akademi Bhasa Samman.
Prafulla Tripathy and Haladhar Nag will get Kosali Sambalpuri Bhasa Samman. The award, carries a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh and a plaque. The award is conferred on writers of the books of literary merit published in any of the major Indian languages.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated Dasarathi Das, Dr Prafulla Tripathy, Haladhar Nag and Gaganendra Das Mohapatra for being selected for Kendra Sahitya Akademy award this year.