Young writer, Wanglembam Niranjana has bagged the “Arambam Ibungohal and Binodkumar Literary Award-2022”.
The Patriotic Writers Forum (PAWF), Manipur on Saturday presented the award to Wanglembam Niranjana at a function held at Manipur Press Club, Imphal. PAWF has been presenting the award to young writers below the age of 35.
Director of the Department of Art and Culture, Lourembam Kishworjit, lauded PAWF for giving a platform for young writers by presenting them with awards. This will lead to bringing out more creative writers of the state, he added.
Donated in the name of Arambam Ibungohal and Binodkumari by their daughter Arambam Meme and her husband Dr Namaram Sharat since 2012, the award consists of a cash prize of Rs 5,000, a citation, a shawl and a memento.
Patriotic Writers Forum, Manipur, president Naoroibam Khamba Luwang; Awang Sekmai Scheduled Caste Development Committee Secretary, Khwairakpam Ishwarchandra and EZCC, Kolkata, Ministry of Culture, member Thingbaijam Swarankumar attended the event as presidium members.
Super Fine, a poetry book by Toijam Bhogen, was also released at the event.
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