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Banaj Devi to Get Sarala Award for Kathapua

Recognised Odia poet and short story writer Banaj Devi is all set to receive the 38th edition of the prestigious Sarala award for her short story compilation Kathapua.

Banaj Devi to Get Sarala Award for Kathapua

  • Sarala Puraskar is recognised as one of the foremost literary awards of Odisha
  • The award comprises a cash award of Rs.5 lakh along with a citation.
  • The Sarala Puraskar is instituted by Odia industrialist Dr Bansidhar Panda and Late Ila Pnada in 1979
  • It has been continuously awarded by Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust  IMPaCT, the charitable wing of IMFA Group.

Other Awardees


  • Pt. Guru Dr Ghasiram Mishra will be awarded ‘Ila Panda Sangeet Samman’, 
  • Dr Durga Prasad Das will receive ‘Ila Panda Chitrakala Samman’. 
  • Both of them will receive a cash award of Rs. 1,50,000 each and citations.
Banaj Devi to Get Sarala Award for Kathapua Banaj Devi to Get Sarala Award for Kathapua Reviewed by insiya yadav on September 27, 2017 Rating: 5

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