Moily gets Moortidevi Award

Moily gets Moortidevi Award


While Moily gets the 21st Moortidevi Award, the 20th award has been bestowed upon Krishna Bihari Mishra for Kalpataru ke Utsav Leela.

At a meeting of the award selection board held at Bharatiya Jnanpith under the chairmanship of T N Chaturvedi, the two were chosen unanimously for the honour, a statement from Bharatiya Jnanpith said on Wednesday.

The selection committee comprised former Sahitya Akademi secretary K Satchidanandan, Jnanpith awardee Sanskrit scholar Satyavarat Shastri, former Moortidevi Award winning Oriya writer Pratibha Ray, eminent linguist Vrishabha Prasad Jain, Sahu Akhilesh Jain and Ravindra Kalia.