SAHITYA AKADEMI BAL SAHITYA AWARD FOR ‘SHANAIH SHANAIH’

Dr. Sampadananda Mishra, Director – Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture, has been conferred the  Bal Sahitya Award 2018 by Kendra Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, for his book ‘Shanaih Shanaih’, a beautiful illustrated book of Sanskrit poems for children.

The Sahitya Akademi, India’s National Academy of Letters, is an organization dedicated to the promotion of literature in the languages of India. Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Award is a literary honor in India which Sahitya Akademi annually confers on writers of the most outstanding children’s books of literary merit published in any of the major Indian languages recognized by the Akademi.

The press release is attached for your kind attention and it can also be seen on the Sahitya Academy website http://sahitya-akademi.gov.in/sahitya-akademi/index.jsp