Haryana Punjabi Sahitya Akademi has announced annual awards for excellence in Punjabi, the literary for the year 2009-2010.
While stating this here Tuesday, March 10, Akademi Director, CR Moudgil said that Haryana Punjabi Gaurav Puruskar comprising Rs 1.25 lakh would be conferred to Sukhchain Singh Bhandri of Sirsa and Bhai Santokh Singh award comprising Rs 1 lakh would be given to Dr. Rattan Singh Dhillon, Ambala Cantt.
He said that similarly, the Baba Sheikh Farid award and Sant Taran Singh Vehimi award of Rs.51,000 each would be given to Dr. Charanjit Kaur of Chandigarh and Dr. Sudarshan Gaso of Amabla Cantt respectively. Besides this, Raagi/Dhaadi Lok Gayak award comprising of Rs.21,000 would be given to Naresh Kumar (Bittu Shahpuri).
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