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Dr. K Siva Reddy awarded Saraswati Samman 2018

Telugu poet Dr. K Siva Reddy has been awarded the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2018 for his collection of poetry titled ‘Pakkaki Ottigilite (Turning Aside While Lying Down)’. The award has been conferred by the KK Birla Foundation &  carries a cash prize of  Rs 15 lakh, a citation and a plaque.

K Siva Reddy selected for 2018 Saraswati Samman

Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018 for his collection of poetry titled Pakkaki Ottigilite (Turning Aside While Lying Down). It is the highest recognition in the field of Indian literature and carries a cash purse of Rs 15 lakh, apart from a citation and a plaque. Pakkaki ..

Sitanshu Yashashchandra bestowed with 2017 Saraswati Samman

Noted Gujarati poet Sitanshu Yashashchandra has been awarded the 27th edition of the Saraswati Samman 2017 for his poetry collection in Gujarati named “Vakhar”. He received the award by the noted film director and author Gulzar at a solemn function at National museum auditorium in New Delhi. The prestigious award is instituted by K.K.Birla foundation ..

Ramakanta Rath conferred with Odisha’s highest literary award ‘Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman’ for 2018

Noted litterateur Ramakanta Rath has been conferred with the Odisha’s highest literary award ‘Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman’ for 2018 for his life time contribution to Odia literature. He received the award at a special function organised by Odisha Sahitya Akademi on July 26, 2018. The award carries a citation and cash prize of Rs one ..

Sitanshu Yashaschandra chosen for 2017 Saraswati Samman

Sitanshu Yashaschandra, the Gujarati poet, playwright and academic, has been selected for the 2017 Saraswati Samman for his collection of verses titled ‘Vakhar’. The award is presented by the KK Birla Foundation, a literary and cultural organisation that also gives the Vyas Samman for Hindi and Bihari Puraskar for Hindi and Rajasthani writers of Rajasthan. ..

Persons in News: A.A.Manavalan

Saraswati Samman to A A Manavalan for his comparative study on Ramayana The esteemed Saraswati Samman was conferred on AA Manavalan for his work, Irama Kathaiyum Iramayakalyum. “Irama Kathaiyum Iramayakalyum” A comparative study of epic Ramayana in 48 different languages. The characters, plot and individual insertions of the book deals with the alterations that occurred ..

“Saraswati Samman” conferred on Kannada novelist Bhyrappa

Eminent Kannada writer S L Bhyrappa was honoured with the prestigious “Saraswati Samman” of 2010 for his novel “Mandra“. Carrying a citation, plaque and cash prize of Rs 7.5 lakh, the coveted honour was given away to the 75-year-old writer by Member of Parliament and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) President Karan Singh.

News Today: November 16, 2011

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