23 Talented Youth Writers Honored At Youth Literature Academy Awards In Kolkata

In a vibrant ceremony held at Kolkata's Rabindra Sadan yesterday, the Youth Literature Academy honoured 23 talented young individuals for their exceptional contributions to the literary field. The event, coinciding with Youth Day, saw the distribution of awards by the Academy's president, Kaushik Nabin.

Among the distinguished awardees was Hamiruddin Middya, a 26-year-old from Bankura district who clinched the accolade for his book 'মাঠরাখা' (Matrakha) in Bengali. An farmer by profession, Middya has swiftly made his mark in literature, recently receiving recognition from the Bengali Literary Council and Krittibas Patrika.


Another notable recipient was 25-year-old Bapi Tudu, recognised for his literary work 'ডুসি' (DUSI), marking a milestone in Saontali's burgeoning career as a poet. The awards ceremony also welcomed Shrinivas Rao, the Academy's editor, and esteemed poet Subodh Sarkar, among other distinguished guests.

The ceremony, beyond recognising literary brilliance, emphasised the profound impact of youth in shaping the cultural landscape. Kaushik Nabin, in his address, stressed the significance of nurturing young talents and fostering a literary environment that encourages creativity.

The accolades, symbolised by a memorable trophy and a check of 50,000 rupees, highlighted the commitment of the Youth Literature Academy to celebrate and support the emerging voices in Bengali literature. As the sun set on Rabindra Sadan, it marked not only the end of a memorable awards ceremony but also the promising beginning of a new chapter in the literary journey of these talented individuals.

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