Renowned poet and litterateur Bikash Sarkar was conferred the prestigious Jugasankha Literary Award-2010 on March 24, for his contributions to Bengali literature from the North East. This was stated in a press release. The award is conferred every year by the Jugasankha Group to a distinguished literary figure, who has made outstanding contributions to the field of literature in the State.
The award, which has been constituted to commemorate the birth anniversary of Barta-Bhagirath Baidyanath Nath, the founder of the Jugasankha Group, includes a cheque of Rs 1 lakh, a citation, a medallion and a pen.
Sarkar was conferred with the Jugasankha literary award at the Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture in Uzanbazar, Guwahati, by the chairman of Sankha Press Pvt. Limited Bijoy Krishna Nath. Noted litterateurs Mamoni Roisom Goswami, Samaresh Mazumdar and Yasodhara Ray Choudhury were present at the award function.
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