15 poets, authors to get Bangla Academy Literary Award 2021
Published : Sunday, 23 January, 2022 at 9:00 PM Count : 598
Fifteen individuals have been declared as recipients of the Bangla Academy Literary Award 2021.
The academy announced the names in a press release on Sunday (January 23).
The awards will be given to 15 individuals for their contributions to Bangla literature, said the press release.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hand over the awards at the inauguration ceremony of 'Ekushey Book Fair 2021' next month.
"The 'Bangla Academy Literary Award 2021' has been announced on Friday with the approval of the Bangla Academy executive council," the press release said.
The awardees for 2021 are Asad Mannan, Bimal Guha (Poetry); Jharna Rahman, Bishwajit Chowdhury (Literature); Hosenuddin Hossain (Essay/Research); Aminur Rahman, Rafique-um-Munir Chowhdhury (Translation); Sadhana Ahmed (Drama); Rafiqur Rashid (Children's Literature); Panna Kaiser (Liberation War related research); Harun–ur-Rashid (Bangabandhu related research); Shuvagata Chowdhury (Science Fiction/Environmental Science), Sufia Khatun, Haider Akbar Khan Rano (Autobiography/Travelogue) and Aminur Rahman Sultan (Folklore).