Bhubaneswar, Oct 27 (LocalWire): Renowned Odia poet Nityananda Nayak was honoured with the Sarala Award on Monday, at a special function.
Nityananda Nayak’s book of poems, “Sete belaku Na thibi” published by Friends Publishers in 2016 has been honoured with the 41st edition of the Impact Sarala Award.
A certificate, trophy and a sum of Rs. 5 lakhs was awarded to the poet.
Renowned painter Shyamsundar Patnaik has been awarded the Ila Panda Painting Award, and musician Ranjit Kumar Nag has been awarded the Ila Panda Music Award.
Both have been awarded certificates and cash prizes of rs. 1.5 lakhs.