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On a literary high

On a literary high
Kusumanjali Foundation is organising an award ceremony Kusumanjali Sahitya Samman where former Deputy Prime Minister of India, LK Advani will be awarding two winners for their unparallel work in the field of fiction, poetry, drama and short films, one written in Hindi and another in any recognised Indian language mentioned in the Schedule VIII of the Indian Constitution. 

Simmi Harshita  for her  novel  Jaltarang  and Ramkumar Mukhopadhyay  for his novel Dhanapatir Sinhaljatra have been selected as the winners of Kusumanjali Sahitya Samman 2014. The awardees will receive a cheque for Rs 2,50,000/, a citation, a shawl and the award statuette. 

A large number of nominations were received for these two awards - one in Hindi and the other in Bengali. 191 entries in Hindi and 51 entries  in  Bengali, published during the last five-year period, i.e. 2009 – 2013, was received by the foundation out of which the advisory committees for Hindi and Bengali  shortlisted six and  five works respectively.

6 August Where: India International Centre (Multipurpose
Hall) Timing: 6 pm
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