Sitakant Mahapatra Current Affairs, GK & News

Poet Kunwar Narayan passes away

Kunwar Narayan (90), the renowned poet in Indian literature, has passed away in New Delhi on November 15, 2017. He was honoured with many awards such as Sahitya Akademi Award in Hindi (1995), Jnanpith Award (2005) and Padma Bhushan (2009).

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Sitakant Mahapatra Report

The government is examining the Sitakant Mahapatra Report and a report given by Union Public Service Commission, UPSC in order to take a decision on the inclusion of Bhojpuri language in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. Sitakant Mahapatra on the issue had submitted its report in 2004 but a final decision was yet to ..

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Lal Sukla, Amar Kant selected for 45th and Chandrashekhara Kambara, Sri for the 46th Jnanpith Awards

Eminent Hindi authors Amar Kant and Shrilal Shukla was chosen for India’s highest literary honour Jnanpith Award for 2009, while renowned Kannada litterateur Chandrasekhar Kambar won it for 2010. The selection board – chaired by noted writer and Jnanpith award winner Dr Sitakant Mahapatra – made the selections for the 45th and 46th Jnanpith awards. ..

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