Ten poets and writers have been adorned with the Bangla Academy Literary Award 2020.
Bangla Academy Director General Habibullah Siraji came up with the declaration at a press conference at Shaheed Munir Chowdhury conference room of the academy 4:00pm on Monday.
As per the declaration, a total of 10 persons in 10 departments will get the award.
The winners are Muhammad Samad (poetry),Imtiar Shamim (literary fiction), Begum Akhtar Kamal (essay/research), Sureshranjan Basak (translation), Rabiul Alam (drama), Anjir Liton (children’s literature), Sahida Begum (research on Liberation War), Aparesh Bandhopaddhaya (science/fiction), Ferdousi Majumder (autobiography) and Muhammad Habibullah Pathan (folklore).
BDST: 1748 HRS, JAN 25, 2021