The Bishwaratna Dr Bhupen Hazarika International Solidarity Award has been declared. It has been awarded to Eric Khoo Kim Hai.
Eric is a Singaporean director, producer and credited for the revival of the Singapore film industry.
The award will be given during March-April of the coming year.
The award consists of a letter of felicitation, souvenir, 'Seleng Sador', a bundle of books and a cheque of Rs five lakh.
Assam Sahitya Sabha will present the award under the aegis of Numaligarh Refinery.