FORMER AMK PRESIDENT MASHAL SULTANPURI BAGS SAHITYA AKADEMI AWARD

December 25, 2009

SRINAGAR DEC 25: Prominent Kashmiri poet, writer and former president of Adbee Markaz Kamraz Dr Mashal Sultanpuri has bagged this year’s prestigious literary award for his book “wont” (depth). He is among 24 others writers who have been awarded by the Akademi. The award carries Rs 50,000, a citation and a shawl.

Dr Sultanpuri has earlier received Akademi’s translation award besides some other honours. He is currently the executive body member of AMK and has authored several books. AMK has congratulated Dr Sultanpuri on this spectecular achievement.

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