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Odia writers Jayadratha Suna poetry Book ‘Sosa’selected for‘Yuva Puraskar

Bhubaneswar:25/6/18; Odia writers Jayadratha Suna have been selected for the prestigious annual Kendriya Sahitya Akademi award 2018.

Suna will receive the ‘Yuva Puraskar’ for his book of poetry ‘Sosa’.

Elated over the news, Suna said “I love writing poetry for the deprived, backward and the oppressed. The award will inspire me to do better and voice the concerns of the people through my poetry.”

The Executive Board of the Sahitya Akademi which met today at Guwahati under the chairmanship of its president Dr Chandrasekhar Kambar approved selection of 23 writers.

The winner will be conferred with copper-plaque and a cheque of Rs 50,000 at a special function to be held on November 14, 2018.

Kendriya Sahitya Akademi, nation’s National Academy of Letters, annually confers on writers of the most outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the major Indian languages every year.

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