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.