Konkani literary awards announced

08:27 AM Jan 08, 2021 | PTI |

Mangaluru: Shivaram Kamath of Kumta, Karnataka, has been conferred the Vimala V Pai Vishwa Konkani lifetime achievement award for his outstanding contribution to Konkani language and literary movement.


The other recipients of the Vimala V Pai Vishwa Konkani literary awards for the year 2020 that were announced by the World Konkani Centre are KM Sukhtankar of Goa for his ‘Dhumkyar Dhumke,’ a collection of essays and Shailendra Mehta of Mumbai for ‘Sisyphus Tengsher,’ an anthology of poems.

Each award carries a purse of Rs 1 lakh, citation and a memento, a press release said.


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