3 Odias Get Bhasa Samman from Sahitya Akademi

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Poet Haladhar Nag, scholar and Odia Writer Gaganendra Nath Dash and linguistic Prafulla Kumar Tripathy are the three persons from Odisha who were conferred Bhasha Samman for giving outstanding contributions in their fields yesterday in a programme organised by Sahitya Akademi in New Dehi.

The Akademi has organised the “Festival of Letters” from 28th of January which will continue till 2nd February where about 200 representatives from all over the country will be participating.

Sahitya Akademi will be conferring awards to 24 writers including literary critic Dasarathi Dash from Odisha.



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