As many as four littérateurs from Odisha have been selected for the prestigious Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award-2018.
Noted writer Dr Dasarathi Das will receive the award for his book ‘Prasanga Puruna Bhabana Nua’.
Dr Gaganendranath Das will be bestowed with the Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Samman. Besides, Dr Prafulla Tripathy and Haladhar Nag will be conferred with the Kosali-Sambalpuri Bhasha Samman.
The selections have been approved by the Executive Board of the Sahitya Akademi.