Manoj Kumar Goswami gets Sahitya Akademi award

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Noted author and broadcast journalist from Assam in North-Eastern India, Manoj Kumar Goswami has been selected for this year’s Sahitya Akademi awards. Goswami received the award for his book Bhool Satya.

Manoj Kumar Goswami is currently the Chief Editor of the popular Assamese daily Amar Asom and NKTV 24×7, a leading satellite news channel in India. 

Goswami’s literary career began with a series of short story collections including Iswarhinata and Premhinata. He is also the author of the popular novel,  Anadi Aru Annyana.

In 1994, Goswami was recognised with the prestigious Katha Award for Creative Fiction and in 1996 he won the Sanskriti Award for Literature. 

‘The Vulture’, Goswami’s popular short story was included in ‘Our Favourite Indian Stories [2002]’, by the great writer, late Khushwant Singh. 

A philanthropist, Goswami supports the Movement against Nuclear and Hydrogen Bomb, Japan and is working towards the dream of a nuclear-free world.

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