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.

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