Two from Odisha to receive Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award

Bhubaneswar: As many as two littérateurs from Odisha have been selected for the prestigious Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award-2019.

While Sisira Behera will be conferred with the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar in Literary Criticism category for his book Bimugdha Uccharana, Birendra Kumar Samantray will be bestowed with Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar for Total Contribution.

The prize comprises an engraved copper plaque and a cheque of Rs 50,000.

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