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BANGALORE: Shyam Sunder Goenka, Managing trustee of Kamala Goenka Foundation (KGF) has invited entries for an award for the best literary translation work  either from Hindi to Kann

Published: 03rd January 2012 11:22 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:07 PM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: Shyam Sunder Goenka, Managing trustee of Kamala Goenka Foundation (KGF) has invited entries for an award for the best

literary translation work  either from Hindi to Kannada or from Kannada to Hindi. Literary work may be prose or poetry.

KGF had announced this award as ‘Pitashree Gopiram Goenka Hindi-Kannada Translation Award’ in the year 2006 for the best translation work. Under this award, best translator will be presented ` 21,000 in cash.

Goenka further announced that the award also institutes for young writers (whose age is not more than 35 years). This award lends a helping hand to a new breed of writers in getting published their

literary work.

The eligible writer gets a support of ` 15,000. The award is named, ‘Hiranmay Yuva

Sahityakar Puraskar’.

The eligibility criteria is literary translation works published during last ten years as from period of 2002-2011.

The applicant has to submit a proposal form along with four copies of published translated book and the form copies and original book which has been translated with bio-data and two photographs on or before January 15 at Bangalore office.

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