Friday 10 March 2017

Konkani writer gets Saraswati Samman

Konkani writer gets Saraswati Samman( award)

Eminent Konkani writer Mahabaleshwar Sail has been honoured with the Saraswati Samman 2016 for his novel (उपन्यास) Hawthan. The 74-year-old’s novel was shortlisted out of 22 books written in as many languages. The award carries a cash prize of ₹15 lakh and a citation(प्रमाण). Mr. Sail is a bilingual (द्विभाषी) writer who has four Marathi dramas and seven Konkani novels to his credit. He has also written five short stories and a novel in Marathi. PTI

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