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Amar Ujala’s highest word award ‘Akashdeep’ for writing and overall contribution to life will be given to Pratibha Ray an eminent writer of Oriya in non-Hindi languages

Newdelhi:10/7/22:This year, Amar Ujala’s highest word award ‘Akashdeep’ for writing and overall contribution to life will be given to eminent story writer Shekhar Joshi in Hindi and Pratibha Rai, an eminent writer of Oriya in non-Hindi languages. Born on January 21, 1943, in Jagatsinghpur, Odisha, Pratibha Rai was given this honor for enriching Indian literary culture through extraordinary Odia creation and Shekhar Joshi, born on September 10, 1932, in Almora district, was given this honor for his outstanding contribution in the field of Hindi fiction writing. Will happen. Kannada, Marathi and Bangla languages ​​have been taken along with Hindi under Akashdeep, this year Oriya has been selected

A professor by profession and a writer by choice, Pratibha Ray is one of the most famous fiction writers in India today. She has been writing Novels and Short stories actively in her own mother tongue Odia, for the last 45 years and is a household name in Odisha.

She did her master’s in Education and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology. Her post-doctoral research was on tribalism and criminology of Bondo Highlander, one of the most primitive tribes of Odisha, India. Having deep cultural studies she wrote a voluminous novel, paged 900 on the Bondo tribe’s life and culture. No Odia writer till today has dared to step into Bondo hills as Bondos are very aggressive and violent towards plane landers.

Formerly Professor in Education and Member, Public Service Commission, Odisha, Pratibha is one of the leading fiction writers in India. Her works have been translated into various Indian languages, English, and other foreign languages.  Her thrust being psychosocial analysis, Pratibha grapples with issues of contemporary relevance, dealing with a variety of subject matters starting from mythology, history, science, tribal culture, rural and urban life, politics, and contemporary global issues. She tries to bring different levels of perception into one structure. Ray’s work is unsparing in its indictments of social evils, injustice, and corruption in narrow lanes of power and politics.

To promote Odia’s novel-writing among young writers Pratibha Ray Foundation Trust is a trust formed by the family of the eminent writer, Jnanpith laureate, PadmaBhusan Pratibha Ray. With manifold objectives, it is essentially working towards, preserving, promoting and propagating literature and cultural creations. Under its aegis, the reputed publication house, Adya Prakashani has been thriving to achieve these goals essentially working towards, preserving, promoting and propagating literature and cultural creations.

Amar Ujala Shabd Samman 2022 Shekhar Joshi Pratibha Ray Got Akashdeep Award Poonam Wasam Sudhir Chandra Chandan Pandey Anushakti Singh And Ashutosh Garg Also Awarded - All Sarkari Naukari

A WRITER SHOULD KNOW WHAT HE IS WRITING BECAUSE WRITING IS AN ACT BOUND BY SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY. – SHEKHAR JOSHI

BEFORE WRITING IN ANY SUBJECT, IT IS NECESSARY TO EXPOSE YOURSELF TO THE SUBJECT. IN LIFE, YOU HAVE TO MOLD YOURSELF ACCORDINGLY. – PRATIBHA RAY

In honor of the collective dream of Indian languages, the Amar Ujala Foundation has instituted Shabd Sammons.

  • The highest ‘Akashdeep’ ornamentation is offered to each literary scholar of Hindi and other Indian languages. The ornamentation includes an amount of five lakh rupees each, a citation, and a Ganga statue as a symbol.
  • In this sequence, the highest honor has been given to Vishwanath Tripathi, Gyanranjan, and Namvar Singh for Hindi and Girish Karnad (Kannada), Bhalchandra Nemade (Marathi) and Shankh Ghosh (Bangla) for non-Hindi languages.

The Amar Ujala Shabd Samman will soon be presented in a ceremony.

  • Best Work Award: Due to the circumstances of Corona under the word Samman-22, the best Hindi works published in the combined year 2020-21 were taken into consideration. These honors include one lakh rupees each, a citation and Ganga statue.
  • Imprint: Poonam Wasam’s collection ‘Machhliyan Gaayengi Ek Din Pandum Geet’ in poetry category, Sudhir Chandra’s work ‘Bhupen Khakhar. An intimate memoir’ in non-fiction category and Chandan Pandey’s book ‘Vaidyahi Gulp’ in fiction category.
  • Thap (first book by an author): Anushakti Singh’s work ‘Sharmishtha’ will get respect.
  • Bhasha-Bandhu (Translations in Indian Languages): Ashutosh Garg for Hindi translation of Nadia Murad’s English work The Last Girl.
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…those who tested

  • Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari (Eminent Critic)
  • Leeladhar Jagudi (Eminent Poet)
  • Pankaj Bisht (Eminent Storyteller)
  • Maitreyi Pushpa (Eminent Novelist)
  • Suraj Prakash (Writer/Translator)

About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
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