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Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri won the 55th Jnanpith Award

The prestigious 55th Jnanpith Award has been won by the 92-year-old Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri, a noted Indian poet-writer in the Malayalam language. He has won several literary accolades, some of his notable awards include the Padma Shri award in 2017, Sahitya Akademi Award in 1973. To date, he has published 45 books comprising of a ..

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Malayalam poet Akkitham wins 55th Jnanpith Award

Eminent Malayalam poet Akkitham has been chosen for 55th Jnanpith Award for the year 2019. The announcement in this regard was made by Jnanpith Selection Board chaired by novelist, scholar and Jnanpith laureate Pratibha Ray. About Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri Born in 1926, he was popularly known as Akkitham. He is one of the most revered ..

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Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith Award

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred with the 54th Jnanpith award for the year 2018. Jnanpith Award Jnanpith Award was instituted in 1961 by the Bhartiya Jnanpith to honour Indian litterateurs who write in English or any one of the 22 Indian languages listed in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution. Malayalam writer ..

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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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