Bhubaneswar, Sept 19 (LocalWire): Odisha Government has announced an annual award in recognition of legendary Odia film and music director Sarada Prasanna Nayak, on the occasion of his “Ekadashi”.
The award “Sarada Prasanna Gitikabita Sammana” will be conferred by the Odisha Sangeet Natak Academy every year, with an amount of Rs. 2.5 lakhs in recognition of Nayak’s contribution to the Odia film world.
A special tribute is being offered to the legend by the Department of Odia Language, Literature and Culture of the Government of Odisha on Doordarshan, which will be live on September 19, 7.30 pm.
The event was organized in association with Guru Kelu Charan Mohapatra Odissi Research Centre and Odisha Sangeet Natak Academy.