Noted Author Shankar to receive Sahitya Akademi award!!!. Popular author Mani Shankar Mukhopadhyay will receive Sahitya Akademi award for his story named ‘Eka Eka Ekashi’. This news was officially announced today. According to the press reports, Convener of the Sahitya Akademi’s advisory board told that “this Sahitya Akademi award for Bengali Subodh Sarkar that this award for the 87-year-old writer had been long overdue”.
Shankar’s first novel titled “Koto Ajanare”was published on 1954.The Sahitya Akademi Award is a literary honour in India. This award annually confers on writers of the most outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the 24 major Indian languages. This award established in 1954, the award comprises a plaque and a cash prize of Rs.1,00,000
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