PM Modi To Confer 50th Jnanpith Award On Marathi Litterateur Bhalchandra Nemade

25 April, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today ,Saturday confer the 50th Jnanpith Award on eminent Marathi litterateur Bhalchandra Nemade at a function in Parliament House Complex.

Nemade will receive the country’s highest literary award for his outstanding contribution towards Indian literature.

His novel, Kosala, written in 1963 was considered as a path breaking in Marathi literature. The award includes 11 lakh rupees and a citation.

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