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The Marathi writer chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith Award-2014 is __?

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posted Feb 16, 2015 by Ujjwal Mehra

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Eminent Marathi litterateur Bhalchandra Nemade, whose 1963 novel Kosala(Cocoon) changed the dimensions of Marathi novel, was on Friday selected for 2014 Jnanpith Award, the highest literary honour in India, by the Jnanpith Selection Board.

The decision to confer the 50th Jnanpith award on 76-year-old Nemade was taken in a meeting of the 10-member selection board chaired by noted scholar, writer, and critic Prof Namwar Singh in New Delhi. The award is likely to be presented to the writer in April, Bharatiya Jnanpith's director Leeladhar Mandloi said

answer Feb 18, 2015 by Manikandan J
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