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Rabindra Sarkar gets Sahitya Akademi Award

 NEW DELHI, Jan 21 – Assamese poet Rabindra Sarkar has been conferred the Sahitya Akademi Award for the year 2013 for his book of poems Dhuliyori Bharir Sans, an official statement said today, reports PTI.

Sarkar’s book was selected on the basis of recommendations by a three-member jury comprising Arun Sarma, Hrishikesh Goswami and Malinee Goswami in the Assamese language.

Those selected for the Sahitya Akademi awards for 2013 were named at a press meet in December last year.

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