Amitav Ghosh Current Affairs, GK & News

Amitav Ghosh conferred 54th Jnanpith Award

Renowned author Amitav Ghosh was felicitated with 54th Jnanpith Award for his outstanding contribution to enrichment of Indian Literature in English. He was presented the award by Gopalkrishna Gandhi, former Governor of West Bengal who was the chief guest at a function held at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. Key Highlights Author Ghosh ..

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Amitav Ghosh conferred with 54th Jnanpith award for year 2018

Bestselling author and one of India’s leading contemporary writers, Amitav Ghosh has been conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the year 2018 for his outstanding contribution towards literature. The writer was felicitated for his outstanding contribution by former West Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi at a function in New Delhi on 13th June 2019. Mr Ghosh ..

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Amitav Ghosh honoured with Jnanpith Award for 2018

Noted English author Amitav Ghosh has been honoured with 54th Jnanpith Award for 2018 for his outstanding contribution towards literature. The decision was taken in a meeting of Jnanpith Selection Board chaired by eminent novelist, scholar and Jnanpith laureate Pratibha Ray. Mr. Ghosh’s novels include Shadow Lines, The Glass Palace, The Hungry Tide, and the ..

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Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh selected for Jnanpith Award, 2018

Renowned English fiction writer Amitav Ghosh has been selected for Jnanpith award, 2018. This has been announced by Jnanpith Selection Board on 14 December 2018. About Amitav Ghosh Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta in 1956. He is an alumnus of Doon School, Dehradun, St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and Delhi School of Economics. He ..

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5 Novels by Indian Writers in Man Asian Literary Prize

Five novels by Indian writers figure in this year’s Man Asian Literary Prize long list. The personalities including 5 Indians are: Jamil Ahmad (Pakistan) – The Wandering Falcon Tahmima Anam (Bangladesh) – The Good Muslim Jahnavi Barua (India) – Rebirth Rahul Bhattacharya (India) – The Sly Company Of People Who Care Mahmoud Dowlatabadi (Iran) – ..

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