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Sahitya Akademi announces winners of Yuva Puraskar, Bal Sahitya Puraskar in Maithili

Sahitya Akademi announces winners of Yuva Puraskar, Bal Sahitya Puraskar in Maithili

The winners for Yuva Puraskar and Bal Sahitya Puraskar for authors in Maithili language announced by Sahitya Akademi.

  • Yuva Puraskar - Amit Pathak's poetry collection "Raag-Upraag"
  • Bal Sahitya Puraskar - Rishi Bashistha’s story book "Ek Phoolak Guldasta"

The winners of the Bal Sahitya Puraskar will be awarded on the Children's Day, the date for Yuva Puraskar are yet to be decided.

The winners of both the awards will receive a casket containing an engraved copper plaque and a cheque of Rs 50,000.

Earlier the organisation had announced the Yuva Puraskar for 23 Indian languages and Bal Sahitya Puraskar for 22 languages except Maithili.

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