Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Laxman Shrimal wins academi awards in Nepali

Sahitya Academi, New Delhi declares literary award,



New Delhi, December 27: The prominent Nepali playwright Shri Laxman Shrimal was selected for the Sahitya Academi award for Nepali literature. This year, novelists and poets were the winners of the Sahitya Akademi Awards which was announced here on December 26. Every year, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi gives 24 awards prizes to the most outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the major Indian languages recognized by it. The award carries a monetary component of Rs. Fifty thousand and a plaque.

Other prominent winners of the awards include the Hindi novelist and freedom fighter Amar Kant for his novel 'Inhin Hathiyaron Se',Bengali poet Samarendra Sengupta, Kashmiri short story writer Rattan Lal Shant and Rajasthani critic Kundan Mali,Purabi Bormudoi (Santanukulanandan, Assamese), Veerabhadrappa (Aramane, Kannada), Devidas Kadam (Dika, Konkani), A Sethumadhavan (Adayalangal, Malayalam), B M Maisnamba(Imasi Nurabee, Manipuri) and Neela Padmanabhan(Llai Uthir Kaalam, Tamil). The six poets selected for this year's awards include Samarendra Sengupta (Amar Samay Alpa, Bengali), Rajendra Shukla (Gazal-Smahita, Gujarati), Dipak Mishra(Sukha Snahita, Oriya), Jaswant Deed (Kamandal Punjabi and Hari Dutt Sharma, (Lasallatika, Sanskrit).

New Delhi, December 27: The prominent Nepali playwright Shri Laxman Shrimal was selected for the Sahitya Academi award for Nepali literature. This year, novelists and poets were the winners of the Sahitya Akademi Awards which was announced here on December 26. Every year, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi gives 24 awards prizes to the most outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the major Indian languages recognized by it. The award carries a monetary component of Rs. Fifty thousand and a plaque.

Other prominent winners of the awards include the Hindi novelist and freedom fighter Amar Kant for his novel 'Inhin Hathiyaron Se',Bengali poet Samarendra Sengupta, Kashmiri short story writer Rattan Lal Shant and Rajasthani critic Kundan Mali,Purabi Bormudoi (Santanukulanandan, Assamese), Veerabhadrappa (Aramane, Kannada), Devidas Kadam (Dika, Konkani), A Sethumadhavan (Adayalangal, Malayalam), B M Maisnamba(Imasi Nurabee, Manipuri) and Neela Padmanabhan(Llai Uthir Kaalam, Tamil). The six poets selected for this year's awards include Samarendra Sengupta (Amar Samay Alpa, Bengali), Rajendra Shukla (Gazal-Smahita, Gujarati), Dipak Mishra(Sukha Snahita, Oriya), Jaswant Deed (Kamandal Punjabi and Hari Dutt Sharma, (Lasallatika, Sanskrit).