The Asam Sahitya Sabha awards for the year 2018-20 were announced on Friday. The 75th biennial session of Sahitya Sabha will be held with a four-day programme from February 1-4, 2020 at Sualkuchi, the silk village of Assam.
Full list of awardees:
- Ambikagiri Raichoudhury Award: Anubhav Tulashi and Dr. Apurba Kumar Saikia.
- Parag Kumar Das youth journalism award: Bashistha Dev Phukan, Manoranjan Bori, Tapan Kumar Deka.
- Kalaguru Bishnuprasad Rabha award: Dr. Prayag Saikia, Nilutpal Baruah.
- Sitanath Brahma Choudhury memorial award: Nagen Borah and Nagendra Nath Sarma.
- Hem Baruah memorial literary award: Indrajit Dutta.
- Basanti Bordoloi award: Manisha Sarma and Nivedita Borpujari.
- Bharat Ch. Baruah memorial award: Bijay Shankar Sarma and Tapan Dutta.
- Buduram Panging memorial award: Munindra Das, Dr. Rupa Deka Patar.
- Amulya Baruah award: Kusumanjali, Manashi Gogoi.
- Phani Talukdar- Dolly Talukdar literary award: Bimal Rajkhowa.
- Uttam Ch. Baruah memorial award: Nilotpal Sarmah.
Asam Sahitya Sabha president Paramananda Rajbongshi, secretary-general Padum Rajkhowa made the announcement through a press conference.